Facebook unveils beta version of Graph Search

The leading social network Facebook, in its official blog, introduced Graph Search, a new way for Facebook users to find people, photos, places and interests that are most relevant to them on the said network. The Graph Search which will be appear as a bigger search bar at the top of each page, helps users to find others, learn more about them and make connections, explore photos, quickly find places like local attractions and restaurants, and learn about common interests like music, movies, books and more. According to Facebook, all results are unique based on the strength of relationships and connections and they have built it to let the users to find new things much easier with privacy.

There are some differences between Web Search and Graph Search. For instance, Web Search is designed for people to search things by keywords (for example: “KPop”) but Graph Search allows you combine phrases (for example: “my friends in Kuala Lumpur who like Big Bang”) to get that set of people, places, photos or other content that’s been shared on Facebook.
To try the Graph Search beta, please sign-up for the wait list at www.facebook.com/graphsearch.

by Alice Lee


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