As it stands, you probably don’t use Facebook’s Graph Search, but this new feature might make you want to.
Graph Search is still in beta, and today’s rollout includes members in the U.S. who use Facebook in English only. Other locations and languages are coming soon.
Starting today, you will be able to search for hashtags from the Graph Search bar. Also, hashtags created on services like Twitter and Instagram will now be clickable on Facebook.
With the magic of Wikipedia and the science of statistics and probability, Facebook managed to turn a garbage dump of letters into remarkably well-structured data. Here’s how.
Google has for the past decade or two been training us to search with keywords rather than natural phrases. But Facebook is taking a different approach.
Facebook loves local business, apparently. And local business loves Facebook.
Want to know how Graph Search works and how results are sorted? They’re different for every person! Here’s a peek under the hood.
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Yandex says Facebook is denying the company access to its data shortly after it launched social search app Wonder.
Yandex, a Russian search engine, released a new social search app that lets you ask questions like, “What ice cream shops do my friends like?” But in order to escape any Facebook wrath, the company is claiming the app is a “personal assistant.”
And here I thought Google was supposed to be the geeky company.
Editor’s Pick Can you opt-out of Facebook’s Graph Search? Who can see my content? How can I protect myself? We answer your questions about privacy in Facebook’s new search function.
Facebook’s new Graph Search is the first service that has the potential to eat Google’s lunch.
We played with Facebook’s new Graph Search for ourselves. Check out how it works and what it looks like before it’s released to the public.
Facebook announced its new graph search today. And everything in local marketing is going to change, again.
Facebook finally announced search today, but investors weren’t blown away.
Yelp’s stock price dropped an alarming 8 percent following the announcement of Facebook’s Graph Search.
What it’s really going to do is open up the vast hoard of Facebook data and eat the lunch of a thousand large and small companies that make money by aggregating and rating what people do and where they go.
In what could be a major boost to Bing, Facebook users will now instantly be able to perform Bing web searches.
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