Facebook CEO Hypes 'Graph Search,' Notes Privacy Concern
San Jose Mercury News, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
MENLO PARK, Calif. -- In a potential challenge to much larger rival Google Inc., Facebook Inc. said Tuesday that it's introducing new search tools that will let its 1 billion users scour the social network for information about people, photos, places and other interests.
The new "Graph Search" will show only information that has been posted publicly or shared with the person who is doing the search, according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who acknowledged privacy concerns while calling the new service "one of the coolest things we've done in a while."
While the new "Graph Search" function is limited to searching within the social network, it goes beyond Facebook's earlier …
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