Tell me Stories

Ever wondered if you could revisit the times of the Troika in Portugal with a single click? Remember the details of BPN, one of the most popular cases of economic justice in recent years? The history of the war in Syria and of the election of Donald Trump to President of the United States of America? Or remember what was said and written about Cristiano Ronaldo?

Download Tell Me Stories and start browsing the past web. Start by clicking on the examples or issue your own query (e.g., one about events related to Portugal, happenings or celebrities that have been covered by the news). Browse over the years (sliding the narrative to the left) and click on the results to access information from the past that may no longer be available on the Web.

Interested in knowing just which keywords are mostly related to the searched topic? Check out our word cloud too!

Data Sources
News preserved by the, the Portuguese web-archive (a research infrastructure that allows searching and accessing archived web pages since 1996).

Easily adaptable to other data sources (e.g., other news archives, social networks, clinical records, court cases, economic activity).

Winner of the 2018 Prize [].

Best Demo Presentation at the 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval []

For more information on how to adapt Tell me Stories to other data sources, comments, suggestions or general feedback, please contact us at or visit our web site on or
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What's New

Added a new search box that allows users to perform new queries
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Additional Information

September 24, 2019
Current Version
Requires Android
5.0 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
Ricardo Campos
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