Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the U.S. “blew it” on surveillance programs in TV interview. Iran’s president takes to Twitter posting messages and retweeting after nuclear deal. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
Facebook Fires Back at Yelp, Google with Graph Search (AllFacebook)
Ever since Facebook co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed the topic of search at TechCrunch Disrupt in September, industry experts have been wondering what the social network would do. The answer is Facebook’s graph search — a tool that combines Web searching with the connections that users have on the site.
This week, Twitter blogged about its latest improvement to its micro-blogging kingdom: an improved search function. The new searching technology will create an experience where photos and videos show up when you type in a search term. According to their write-up about the combination of searching and photos, “We believe both make a huge difference in making the world feel even smaller.” Will the world actually feel smaller thanks to this development — and if so, is that a good thing? Read more