Facebook Ads: Disney, Zynga Testing New Search Format

Facebook is finding more places to cram ads, in case you haven’t noticed. As the company’s stock suffers, Facebook needs to please investors, and that means, obviously, making more money. What better way to monetize 955 million active users than…

Facebook: Why Do Web Search? Google Does It So Well.

Facebook is officially not interested in doing web search. Officially. For right now. Take that how you will. The Sydney Morning Herald published an interview with Lars Rasmussen, Facebook’s Director of Engineering, and former Googler (he’s the guy behind Google…

Ark: More Evidence That Facebook Is Interested In Search?

Ark, a new people search service, launched at TechCrunch Disrupt. It claims to let users search over a billion people bsaed on over 30 filters (such as location, high school, college, employment, interests, etc.). It indexes over a billion profiles…

Facebook IPO Highlights How Bad Facebook Is For Realtime Search

Facebook may be a much bigger social network than Twitter, but when it comes to realtime search, Twitter is far superior. There’s been plenty of speculation that Facebook could one day enter the search market, and compete with Google on…