Facebook Search

  • The Unofficial Facebook Advanced Search Engine

    The Unofficial Facebook Advanced Search Engine

    Facebook doesn’t have an easy-to-use advanced search engine, so one guy built his own. “Search Is Back” lets you use familiar drop-down menus to find people by city, relationship status, school, first name, and more. Plus you can search for photos, events, posts, and other stuff. What’s special here is that you don’t need to know Facebook’s complicated… Read More

  • The Enormous Implications Of Facebook Indexing 1 Trillion Of Our Posts

    The Enormous Implications Of Facebook Indexing 1 Trillion Of Our Posts

     Yet the news cruised by with analysis focused simply on what Facebook’s new keyword post search does today. Yes, any post by you or any of your friends can now be dug up with a quick search from mobile. But I don’t think people realize how big a deal it is for tomorrow. Facebook just went from data rich to Scrooge-McDuck-swimming-in-a-tower-full-of data rich. The ramifications… Read More

  • Hands-On With Facebook Post Search: Strong Recommendations, Yelp Should Worry

    Hands-On With Facebook Post Search: Strong Recommendations, Yelp Should Worry

    We’re all critics, whether we Like it or not. Our Facebook posts are implicit reviews and recommendations of restaurants, apps, movies, news articles, dry cleaners, and even whole cities. Now, Facebook’s new keyword post search is unlocking the value of the opinions we share but never put on review sites like Yelp, Annie’s List, MetaCritic, or the App Store. Of course… Read More

  • Facebook Brings Graph Search To Mobile And Lets You Find Feed Posts By Keyword

    Facebook Brings Graph Search To Mobile And Lets You Find Feed Posts By Keyword

    Facebook is finally getting serious about search. Today it’s challenging Google for finding answers and Twitter for checking real-time chatter with the launch of keyword search. Two years after debuting semantic “My friends who…” search for people, places, and photos on the web, Graph Search is rolling out on iOS in the US along with a new keyword search option for… Read More

  • Investors Are Salivating Over Zuckerberg’s Plans For Search. Here’s Why

    Investors Are Salivating Over Zuckerberg’s Plans For Search. Here’s Why

    Facebook’s share price has rocketed up from 19.46 to 22.00 since Mark Zuckerberg talked at TechCrunch Disrupt Tuesday, and numerous sources in the investment community tell us it was his declaration that Facebook will tackle search that excited them most. Rather than incremental increases in revenue that better ad units could bring, the prospect of the social network taking on a whole… Read More