All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Facebook Search’

Facebook Is Messing Around With Its Search Interface

Facebook Is Messing Around With Its Search Interface

Update: It seems that this is all related to Facebook’s Trending topics. The addition of the News search option enables you to view search results basically in the format that Facebook already shows trending topics when you click on them. You see different types of results like: “In the Story,” “Friends and Groups,” “Articles,” etc. A Facebook spokesperson tells us, …

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Soon You’ll Be Able To Easily Search For And Buy Things On Facebook

A new feature Facebook is testing could turn the social network into more of an e-commerce market place or digital swap meet. You’ll soon be able to search across Facebook for items to buy from other users. Do you use Facebook to sell items currently? Is this something you may do in the future? Let us know in the comments. …

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New Facebook Feature Should Increase Link Sharing

Facebook is testing a new feature that could (and should) lead to mobile users sharing more links, which in turn, should increase Facebook’s lead as the social media referral traffic king. TechCrunch reports that Facebook is piloting “a new way to add a link that’s been shared on Facebook to your posts and comments”. Essentially, when you go to post …

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Zuck Discusses Facebook Search On Earnings Call

Facebook reported its Q1 earnings on Wednesday, and while it wasn’t talked about a great deal, the subject of Facebook’s efforts in search did come up during the ensuing conference call. In his prepared remarks, CEO Mark Zuckerberg mentioned that Facebook is now seeing over a billion mobile searchers per day. The mobile search number is noteworthy for a couple …

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Zuckerberg Opens Up About Facebook Search

As you may know, Facebook greatly expanded its search offerings last month when it launched the ability to search posts. You can now search keywords and get back results from people and pages you’re connected to. It instantly made Facebook a lot more useful as a search tool because it gives you access to content that’s not getting indexed by …

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Moz Founder Rand Fishkin On Facebook’s Approach To Search

Last month, Facebook launched an update to its search experience enabling users to search keywords and get actual posts as results. This is arguably the most significant search feature Facebook has ever added beyond he ability to find a person or Page. It enables you to see what others have said about any given topic. When Facebook made its update, …

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Facebook Gets Rid Of Bing In Search Results

Last week, Facebook began rolling out an update to its search experience, finally enabling users to search keywords and get actual posts from their network. One part of the update that the company didn’t exactly announce, but that some have noticed, is that the search experience no longer includes web results from Bing . Facebook and Bing have been partners …

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Facebook Discusses Ranking Graph Search Results

About a month ago, Facebook finally added the ability to find status updates and other posts in Graph Search, though the feature is still slowly rolling out (like pretty much everything else Facebook announces – “new” News Feed anyone?). Since then, Facebook has killed the privacy setting that lets you hide from other users in search. Now, the company has …

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If You Live In The United States, You Now Have Facebook Graph Search

Facebook announced on Wednesday that Graph Search has finally completely launched to all users in the United States (in English). About a month ago, the company indicated that the process to getting it to everyone in the country had begun. “As a reminder, we introduced new privacy controls back in December and announced that we would be retiring the old …

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Facebook Tests More Versions Of The Search Box

Here is what Facebook Graph Search has looked like for me until today: Everybody else that has had Graph Search that I have seen has had the same design. That is until last week, when we spotted a new design the company started testing. This one had more of a classic Facebook search feel to it, including a white box …

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Facebook Graph Search, Your Privacy, and What You Can Do

Facebook just launched something new. That’s all you have to say, really. That in and of itself is enough to get people riled up about their privacy, or how Facebook is screwing with it. Of course, simply being a member of Facebook means that you give up some level of privacy – but some people expect Facebook to do everything …

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Change Of Mind Could Pose Relevancy Problems For Facebook Graph Search

Add this to the list of speculation surrounding Facebook’s Graph Search: it might start an “un-liking rebellion”. Some analysts are suggesting that as people start using Facebook Graph Search, users are going to start being associated with things they may not wish to be associated with, simply because they “liked” said things on Facebook once. I don’t know that we’re …

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