The latest Facebook app introduced by Mark Zuckerberg with much fanfare has evoked tremendous interest among the public and social media analysts alike.
Ever since Facebook was introduced few years back, the social networking site has built up a huge database from the LIKEs, photo sharing, geo tagging and comments, etc. left behind by its one billion subscribers- most of them diehard Facebook addicts. The shrewd business man that Zuckerberg is, he has launched this app which will use tons of this information at their disposal to enable users get highly specific information on certain topics.
As per claims of the top app developers at Facebook, this newly launched app will ‘wipe off’ Google search.
What is Facebook Graph Search?
Facebook graph search is an awesome feature which will help you know more about your friends and friends of friends.
An American visiting London for the first time might want to know, for instance, about good restaurants in that area. And he might not really appreciate the results laid out before him by Google search which are, by and large, based on critics’ reviews. He can search, “Restaurants in London LIKEd by my friends”.
If you want to read a Harry Potter book but are not sure whether you will enjoy it, you can search, “My friends who like reading Harry Potter series”. You can then get in touch with those friends and sk them for their feedback and opinions.
If you want to visit Honolulu, you can search, “My friends who have visited Honolulu”. Not only that, you can even know, “My friend who have visited Honolulu in the last five years”.
How to get Facebook Graph Search?
While it is still too early to say whether Facebook graph search will be able to make a significant dent in the searches made over Google, it sure is evoking lots of curiosity and interest among all those who do have a Facebook profile.
The hitch is that this application is not yet available to all Facebook users at present. While it will be, of course, made available to all Facebook users eventually, it is available only to a select few at present.
Those who are eager to be the first ones to get this latest Facebook app will have to click on this link given below:
Once that page opens, scroll down the page till you see a green box. Left click on that green box, and you are almost done!
Your request for getting Facebook Graph Search has been registered with the networking site’s database. You will now have to wait for a few days before you get an intimation form Facebook that the graph search has now been activated upon your profile.
I am still not sure what I would want search over it, but sure cannot wait to get it on my account. I processed my request today. So can you.
Be among the first few among your friends to get Facebook graph search on your account.
I hope this simple tutorial on “How to get Facebook Graph Search” will help my readers!
Wishing all Facebook fans lots more fun with this new app!!
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