Facebook unveil “Graph Search”

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In a press conference at Facebook HQ in Palo Alto, California, Mark Zuckerberg and co. announce the new “Graph Search” A new featuremor features on Facebook that’s currently in beta. It is basically a tool to search information about your facebook connection; friend , follow, photo tags, likes and comments.

You can put it this way, if Google is indexing the web, Facebook’s “Graph Search” is will index all your content on Facebook and how you and your friends are connected with the said content.

With Graph Search you combine phrases (for example: “my friends in New York who like Jay-Z”) to get that set of people, places, photos or other content that’s been shared on Facebook.

graph-search2Indexing the information of more than 1 billion Facebook user will sure be a huge task, so the first version of Graph Search focuses on four main areas — people, photos, places, and interests, and will probably add more as they improve and update the Graph Search’s algorithms.

Facebook then added the you’ll only be able to search for contents are available in public and privacy settings will still be in effect. As of this time, Graph Search will be in beta and you can go here to get on the waitlist to be able to see how Graph Search work or you can click the source link or just watch the video below.

Source: Facebook | Arstechnica

Last modified: January 16, 2013

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