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Facebook Extends Graph Search To Posts

Facebook has extended its Graph Search to include results from status updates, photo captions, check-ins and comments. At the time of writing this article, post search was not enabled on our Facebook account, however, it appears that Facebook is rolling out the update batch wise. This means that users can now search for posts, photo caption, check-in or perform any other text based search query. Users just need to type "Posts about Shahrukh Khan by my friends" to get results about updates from your friends about Shahrukh Khan. One can also search for posts written at a certain city or from a certain time, such as "Posts by my friends from last month," "Posts written at The White House." This also means that one can finally search their own updates. Facebook informs that one can only see content that has been shared with you, including posts shared publicly by people one is not friends with. It's not clear whether the graph search for posts will be available on mobile as well, however, according to an article by TechCrunch, there's no mobile support yet, which doesn't make sense, as the company is beginning to get more traction from mobile. Facebook had introduced Graph Search back in March 2013 to provide answers to user natural language queries rather than a list of links. This makes sense, since a user typically structures a search query in the language that human understands. This is something even Google is trying to achieve with its cards. When one…

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