Hands On With Facebook's Graph Search

Emily Price
Hands On With Facebook's Graph Search
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Facebook is starting with just a few search criteria in graph Search. in the future, additional variables will be added, for instance, Instagram.

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Facebook unveiled Graph Search on Tuesday, a new way to search for things you’re looking for on the social network.

Meant for uncovering information in your Facebook network, Graph Search can be used to search for something simple like ”Photos of my friends," or something more complex like “Photos of my friends before 1990 uploaded by my mom.”

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The service is in beta now, with only a few hundred people gaining access Tuesday. Facebook will be using results from those initial users to help tweak the service, before it pushes it out to the whole of the Facebook community.

As one of the lucky ones granted early access to Graph Search, I took the service for a spin. Check out some of the searches I was able to do on Facebook in the gallery above.

What sorts of searches would you like to be able to do on Facebook? Let us know in the comments.

This story originally published on Mashable here.