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Facebook's Graph Search Supremo Lars Rasmussen On Relocating To London, Building A New Team, And The Challenges Of Natural Language

WATCH OUT GOOGLE: Facebook Has An Ex-Googler And Two Dozen Engineers Working On Search (GOOG)

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Facebook is working on revamp of its search product, report Douglas MacMillan and Brad Stone of Bloomberg BusinessWeek: About two dozen Facebook engineers, led by a former Google engineer named Lars Rasmussen, are working on an improved search engine, say two people familiar with the project who did not...
WATCH OUT GOOGLE: Facebook Has An Ex-Googler And Two Dozen Engineers Working On Search (GOOG)

Reddit AMA Reveals Graph Search Has Been In The Works Since Early 2011 & Specs On How It Works

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Last Friday, Lars Rasmussen, Facebook’s Directory of Engineering, did an AMA (ask me anything) on Reddit to discuss the ins-and-outs of Graph Search. Lars answered 20 questions from fellow Redditors shedding some light on the history, importance and technology behind Graph Search. According... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Reddit AMA Reveals Graph Search Has Been In The Works Since Early 2011 & Specs On How It Works

Up close and hands-on with Facebook's slick new Graph Search tool

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Today, Facebook announced the launch of Graph Search to help users find useful information via the social graph. For now, Graph Search is only available to a small segment of users, but moments ago, we were granted access. Here is our hands-on take on it. Started by two former Google employees,...
Up close and hands-on with Facebook's slick new Graph Search tool
A really tiny explanation of how Facebook's Graph Search works

Facebook launching 'Graph Search,' a personalized social search engine, beta starts today

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Facebook this morning announced "Graph Search," a way to search all of Facebook's content for queries tailored to your profile. CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the search by saying, "Graph Search is meant to answer very specific questions like 'Who are my friends in San Francisco?" But worry not, privacy...
Facebook launching 'Graph Search,' a personalized social search engine, beta starts today

Yelp Is Getting Hammered By Facebook's New Search Announcement (YELP, FB)

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Facebook just unveiled a new search function that people can use to search for all kinds of things, including locations and interests. That includes local businesses like restaurants and dentists, Facebook engineer Lars Rasmussen said at the search-product unveiling today at Facebook's headquarters. That's spooked Yelp investors, who have sent...
Yelp Is Getting Hammered By Facebook's New Search Announcement (YELP, FB)

Facebook Is No Longer Flat: On Graph Search

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The post Facebook Is No Longer Flat: On Graph Search appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.A sample Graph Search result for the query “friends photos before 1999.” By now the news is sweeping across the blogosophere and into the mainstream press: Facebook is doing Search! Well, not so fast....
Facebook Is No Longer Flat: On Graph Search

Built by ex-Googlers, Triposo now offers free mobile travel guides for 8,000 destinations

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Berlin, Germany-based Triposo has released updated mobile travel guides for iOS, now offering information and maps for more than 8,000 destinations worldwide, including 5,000 small towns across America. Created by ex-Googlers, the new apps indeed focus squarely on the United States, serving up separate downloads for each state. Which is...
Built by ex-Googlers, Triposo now offers free mobile travel guides for 8,000 destinations

Facebook: No Sense "To Even Begin To Think About Doing Web Search" Now

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Facebook is working on improving its search engine, but a company executive says it doesn’t make sense “to even begin to think about doing web search” right now. Lars Rasmussen, Director of Engineering at Facebook, made the comments in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald.... Please visit Search Engine...
Facebook: No Sense "To Even Begin To Think About Doing Web Search" Now

Posse Raises $500K More For A Local Discovery App That Lets Users Build "Playlists" Of Favorite Shops, Now Live In The U.S.

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Posse, a local discovery platform for web and mobile, is today arriving in the U.S. and making its iPhone app debut. The company has also just raised another $500,000 in additional funding from existing investors including Lars Rasmussen, Google Maps creator and currently Facebook’s Director of Engineering, as well as Silicon Valley angel...
Posse Raises $500K More For A Local Discovery App That Lets Users Build "Playlists" Of Favorite Shops, Now Live In The U.S.

Here Is The Ex-Googler Dream Team That Led Facebook's New Graph Search Tool

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When Facebook unveiled its new Graph Search function earlier today, it also unveiled the two people who spearheaded the new “third pillar” of Facebook: Lars Rasmussen and Tom Stocky, two heavy-hitters that Facebook hired away from the world’s current search leader, Google, over the last couple of years. Given that...
Here Is The Ex-Googler Dream Team That Led Facebook's New Graph Search Tool

Triposo Raises $4.2 Million Toward Series A

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Triposo uses algorithms to make travel guides from open source travel content. Last month, the Netherlands-based startup topped up a seed round of funding from Taher Haveliwala, Lars Rasmussen, Chris Sacca and InterWest Partners with a small contribution from CrunchFund, bringing company’s total funding to $700,000. Now, according to an...
Triposo Raises $4.2 Million Toward Series A
How an Australian startup raised $3M in seed funding from Silicon Valley

Man vs. Machine: Could Facebook’s people-sourced search beat Google’s algorithm?

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It’s a well-known fact that most people don’t get past page one of Google’s search results. This is why the company is doubling down on integrating a social layer into everything that it does. While algorithms can crawl the entire web to find relevant information, could the things that we...
Man vs. Machine: Could Facebook’s people-sourced search beat Google’s algorithm?

The History Behind Facebook's Graph Search

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Editor’s note: Taylor Buley is a senior developer at Conde Nast’s PARADE. He’s a former staff writer at Forbes and graduated from University of Pennsylvania and Stanford. Follow him on Twitter @taylorbuley. On Thursday Lars Rasmussen, Google Maps co-inventor turned Facebook Graph Search guru, took to Reddit for an “ask me anything”...
The History Behind Facebook's Graph Search

Editor's Letter: When graphing gets friendly

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. We've escaped Las Vegas. While a few of us were stricken by the CES Death Flu, and poor Danny Mak was rather more literally struck by a car whilst crossing Paradise Road, we...
Editor's Letter: When graphing gets friendly
Watch Out Foursquare And Yelp: 'Places' Really Shines On Facebook Graph Search
Facebook's Graph Search mastermind shares a few tech secrets
There Are A Ton Of Ex-Googlers Working On Facebook Search (FB, GOOG)

Google Wave Now Open For All

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Google just announced the general launch of Google Wave at its annual developer conference in San Francisco. Until today, Wave was an invite-only service, but starting now, anybody with a Google account will be able to log into Wave and use it without any restrictions. Google will also enable Wave...
Google Wave Now Open For All
Facebook Announces Its Third Pillar "Graph Search" That Gives You Answers, Not Links Like Google

Zuckerberg: Microsoft more willing to work with us, still open to a Google partnership

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Facebook's "one more thing" at today's Graph Search press conference? A search partnership with Bing. Naturally, Google was the elephant in the room after such an announcement, particularly in light of the fact that Lars Rasmussen has strong ties to the company by way of his connection to Maps...
Zuckerberg: Microsoft more willing to work with us, still open to a Google partnership
Here's what Facebook Graph Search is doing next

Facebook launches Graph Search to aid users and take on Google

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Mark Zuckerberg says search feature which will eventually index all information on site is 'just some really neat stuff'Facebook has unveiled a new tool that allows users to sift through pictures, posts and messages. The company's founder and chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, claimed it could transform how people use the...
Facebook launches Graph Search to aid users and take on Google

Graph Search's Dirty Secret: It's Really An Eight-Year-Old Feature Facebook Killed Off Years Ago (FB)

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Facebook's Graph Search has been hailed as a brand-new feature, one of what CEO Mark Zuckerberg called a "pillar" of the social network along with its personalized News Feed and chronological Timeline profiles. In fact, the search feature is more or less a revival of an older feature that Facebook...
Graph Search's Dirty Secret: It's Really An Eight-Year-Old Feature Facebook Killed Off Years Ago (FB)
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