Facebook Begins Rolling Out Graph Search To Public

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Mark Zuckerberg during a Facebook press event to introduce 'Home' a Facebook app suite in Menlo Park

Facebook stalking just got much easier with the public release of Graph Search.

Early this year, the social media giant unveiled Graph Search, a new, more detailed way to search on the social network. The service allows users to explore Facebook’s immense data collection to find useful information.

The update will provide much more robust results and allow users to get better data about their world than previously available.

Users can get extremely specific and relevant information that pertains to their personal social network (that being what their friends share, amongst other factors such as location) by querying phrases like “Friends from New York that like to ski.” Using Facebook’s massive amount of data, Graph Search will help people find better information than before.

On Monday, Facebook announced that it would begin rolling out the service to the general public. Graph search has been in beta since its unveiling in January.

Users will be notified of the update and have the opportunity to change privacy and security questions accordingly.

Over the next few weeks, users can expect to gain access to the service and begin searching with the improved technology.

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