There was a lot of rumor in the past few days around the announcement by Facebook today, what would it be: mobile, a phone, is it going into search? Well the answer is clear now: the announcement is indeed about search, Facebook is launching Graph Search. But hold your horses: this is not directly competing against Google just yet, it is about what is already shared with you.
Mark Zuckerberg just announced the new Facebook feature. And also explains how it works: Facebook is about three pillars: the newsfeed, the timeline and finally the graph. Graph search is about searching through that. It can however have a big impact on how people use Facebook. Not searching the web, but searching your interests and see which friends have the same and what they looked at. (more…)