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Getting started

Welcome! Here you can see how NewsBot can quickly help you find related articles:

Give me 5

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Simply open the extension and click the “Give me 5” button to see related articles.

Highlight text

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Highlight text, right click and select “Send to NewsBot” to get related articles.

Follow the Story

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“Follow this Story” and get an email as soon as a new related article is published.

Guide

Overview of the key functionality of the extension.

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Get 5 articles related to the webpage you are reading.
Define how recent the related articles should be.
Read a great article? Follow it to get similar articles sent to your inbox.
Manage the articles you have followed.
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Give me 5 - notifications

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Similarity rating
Date published
News source

Give me 5 - for highlighted text

Highlight any text in the browser, right click and send to NewsBot to get instant recommendations for that text only. This is great if you are interested in a specific section of an articles, rather than the entire text.

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Get similar articles for highlighted text

FAQ

Below you will find common questions. Should you have a another please let us know.

Supported languages?

We currently support English and German content, but are looking to add more languages in the future. Follow NewsBot on Twitter to be the first to know.

Toggle timeframe of - Give me 5?

If you want to change the timeframe of when the related articles were published, click one of the four options below the Give me 5 button.

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24h- published in the last 24 hours
1w- published in the last week
1m- published in the last month
all- published over a year ago

What does the percentage (%) on the notifications indicate?

The percentage (%) is a measure of how similar the recommended article is to the text on the webpage you are viewing.

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>90%- very similar
>80%- similar
>70%- pretty similar
<70%- not similar

Troubleshooting

Not working as described above? Please make sure that:

One

Chrome is not in fullscreen mode

When in fullscreen mode, Chrome is unable to show notifications.

Two

There is enough text on the website you want related news for

If there is little text NewsBot may not be able to find relevant articles.

Three

The language of the text on the website is English or German

NewsBot currently works in those two languages. Suggest a language.

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