Facebook recently confirmed it’s testing a mobile version of Graph Search. While some are criticizing Facebook for a lag in mobile adoption of a feature that's more than a year old, Facebook reminds us the functionality is not so simple.
Those who posit Facebook with improved search poses a genuine threat to Google’s search dominance are painting a broad picture with a narrow brush. Users utilize search universally while turning to social in certain specific contextual situations.
A new survey finds 48 percent of respondents dislike the idea of Facebook launching its own search engine to directly compete with Google and Bing. The same survey also found Facebook could potentially capture 22 percent of the global search market.
This article examines Google Search Plus Your World from a different point of view. What is driving the integration of social and search? How does it work? And what’s the impact on our perception of Google’s relevance and usefulness?
Is it time to add Facebook to the list of search engines to optimize your site for? It may not be, but that doesn't mean it isn't time to consider SEO opportunities with the leading social site.