Facebook Starts Rolling Out Graph Search to the Public
Article by George Norman
On 08 Jul 2013
Graph Seach, the new personalized search engine that Facebook introduced at the start of the year, starts rolling out to the public today.

Back in January, incredibly popular social networking site Facebook introduced a new search engine called Graph Search. This new service puts a personal touch on the searching experience – it delivers personalized results based on the content your friends and contacts have shared on Facebook.

Advertising

You can search for any type of content that was shared with you on Facebook. You can for example search for music your friends like, search for photos of your friends, search for friends who share your interests, and more. Type in a query like “photos of my friends in Paris” and you will be provided a list of images your friends took in Paris. Type in something like “Music my friends like” and you will be presented with a list of artists and bands your friends like. Say you’re into kiteboarding and you want to see which of your friends also the sport as well. Enter the query “people who like kiteboaridng” and you will get an answer.

When Graph Search was introduced, it was released as a very limited Beta program for US audiences only. “To help make sure you have a great experience with Graph Search, we're starting with a limited beta program for English (US) audiences first. If you'd like to be among the first to try it when it's available in your area, please join the waiting list,” explained Facebook at the time.

After six months of Beta testing, it looks like Facebook is ready to roll out Graph Search to the general public. The company announced that Graph Serach starts rolling out today and in a few weeks the new social search engine will be available to millions of Facebook users around the world. Expect to get Graph Search if your Facebook’s language is set to English US.




Tags: Facebook, Graph Search, search engine, social
About the author: George Norman
George is a news editor.
You can follow him on Google+, Facebook or Twitter

I Hope you LIKE this blog post! Thank you!
What do YOU have to say about this
blog comments powered by Disqus
Popular News
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
With the blockbuster movie season upon us, Sony decided to celebrate the occasion with a sale: the Attack of the Blockbusters Sale that offers discounts of up to 50% (60% if you’re a PlayStation Plus member) on a ton of PS4 video games.
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
Samsung’s new T5 portable solid-state drive (PSSD) uses the latest 64-layer V-NAND technology, offers between 250GB and 2TB of storage capacity, has a lightweight and shock-resistant design that’s smaller than the average business card, and delivers industry-leading transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s.
Related News
By George Norman on 21 Jun 2017
Fidget spinners, the toys that the internet loves to hate, have managed to grab Google’s attention. The search engine is offering a virtual fidget on desktop as well as mobile. Simply search for "spinner" and Google Search will bring up a fidget spinner quick answer card.
By George Norman on 12 Jul 2017
The results of the third annual FbStart Apps of the Year Awards are in and the 5 apps to win an award, a cool cash prize, and be recognized as the most innovative apps in Facebook’s global startup program are…
By George Norman on 16 Jun 2017
When companies pick an official slogan or motto, they usually go with something they think will impress. Well, these aren't your regular slogans. These are snarky slogans thought up by a cranky a-hole.
By George Norman on 17 Aug 2017
Sandy beaches, lovely blue water, a refreshing drink in your hand and… what’s missing from this picture? Your smartphone, of course! Vacation time is your smartphone’s time to shine.
Sponsored Links
Hot Software Updates
Top Downloads
Become A Fan!
Link To Us!
Facebook Starts Rolling Out Graph Search to the Public
HTML Linking Code