Four Questions for Facebook's Graph Search

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces the release of Graph Search at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California, in 2012 Photograph by Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook’s graph search is going live for hundreds of millions of English-speaking users today, the first serious option for searching a social-media site that blocks Google’s access to much of its data. Facebook claims its first foray into a powerful search tool will be a boon for its users, who will then stay on the website longer—and that, in turn, will be a boon to its advertisers. Everybody wins.

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