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The impact of Facebook’s new Graph Search feature will likely take some time to appreciate, not least because it is currently in “very limited beta”.
The initial launch is restricted to just four areas – people, places, photos and interests – but already it feels like the feature is intended to be all things to all people.
Indeed, the disparate suggestions from the social network on how Graph Search could be used, ranging from dating to music suggestions to restaurant advice, give an indication of the scale of Facebook’s plans, if not users’ actual desire to search their friends’ information on such a fine level.
The magazine got a gentle redesign in September and, in keeping with this, I started taking a longer, more thoughtful look at issues in Digital Intelligence.
The digital pharma news that previously made up the Digital Intelligence section can still be found online in the Digital Intelligence blog and, playing around with Delicious tag bundles, links to blog highlights are featured each month.
There’s no shortage of global ambitions at Facebook, but the changes it’s due to make next week look set to catapult the social network into a whole new imperial phase.
It has always had a rather bullish attitude to both competitors and, somewhat more surprisingly, its own users.
I came across an interesting Comscore report on social networks in Europe a while back and have been meaning to blog about it ever since.
That social networks are hugely popular with online Europeans is one of the more obvious observations in the Europe Digital Year in Review – it’s perhaps up there with the conclusion that Facebook leads the pack.
But Comscore does provide some useful detail on this, noting that Mark Zuckerberg’s site is the top social network in 15 of the 18 countries surveyed. Read the rest of this entry »
Facebook wants more journalists to use its social network and has put together a guide explaining how they can get started.
Whether it can lure journalists away Twitter with the offer of sharing ‘best practices’ is unlikely, but Facebook has a rather more direct hook up its sleeve.
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- Dominic Tyer is an editor and journalist specialising in the pharmaceutical industry and digital media. All views expressed on this blog are his alone and not those of his employer.
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