Stock in News: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ FB) to make its Search Stronger

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ FB) in the next six months, will make available a lot more content on the site through its search algorithm. During an earnings call, Facebook (NASDAQ FB) founder and Chief Executive made an announcement on the plans of making more content available on the site and even the famous Shakira video that made her the most loved celebrity on the social network.

The search algorithm of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ FB) is at Zuckerberg’s focus, who wants to make substantial changes and improvements to it such that it improvises the customer experience by large. This will add to the social networks usefulness as more content will be made available for the users.

“There is huge potential — a lot of questions that only Facebook can answer, that other services are not going to be able to answer for you,” Zuckerberg said. If you are looking for the famous Shakira video, in the next six months, the same could be found on Facebook along with much more content.

Facebook Inc: Facebook Search to Become Stronger

The new service from Facebook will offer people what they look for snatching users away from search engines like Google Inc (NASDAQ GOOG) or Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ MSFT)’s Bing. The search engines are used by people for lot many purposes of which entertainment is one. If they get their purpose solved on Facebook, they will spend more time on the site or the app. This would pose a threat to the businesses of existing search engines.

“Now, we’re getting into more of the content, a huge amount of content,” Zuckerberg said, and added that the site is used extensively by people, who on a daily basis make a billion searches. Facebook has a big challenge of making searches available through more than a trillion posts. The team of engineers working on this project believe that this is a more difficult and tedious task than other Web search in existence. “There is just so much more content that needs to get indexed,” he said.

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People’ and their needs is what matters most to Facebook. Whatever it does has people at the centre. One such initiative made by Facebook Inc (NASDAQ FB) was the introduction of ‘Graph Search’ last year using which people could search for connections among others. Finding people with similar tastes and preferences was easy using it. People could specify the criteria such as “My friends who like skiing,” or “people I work with who like trail running.”

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