Facebook Search book by Bob Brasich

Introducing Facebook Search: The Advanced Search Guide

Take charge of your search results. Facebook Search is a two-part technical manual for power searchers that does just that. It outlines the foundations and best practices for advanced Facebook Search techniques. Each book explores the queries and methods used by investigators, journalists, researchers, and recruiters to dig deep into the world’s largest social database […]

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Finding Facebook Pages: Graph, Keyword & Interest Search

Finding a Facebook Page is often the biggest challenge to creating Facebook Graph queries. In today’s post, we’ll look at just of few of the techniques available to find Pages and where they work best: Keyword Search, Graph Search and Interest Search. Pages are the backbone of Facebook. Profiles link to Pages and they serve as the placeholders […]

Facebook Live Map: Video Search

Facebook’s Live Map contains everything you need to find a live stream with one exception: It’s a visual display without a search function. In my last post, I identified the data that populates the map’s live stream viewer locations. In this post, I’ll look at who is streaming the videos (called “publishers” by Facebook) and introduce a bookmarklet […]

Facebook Live Stream Viewers

Facebook Live Map: Viewer Locations

Facebook’s Live Map is a visual display about current live stream details about video publishers and their viewers. In this post, we’ll explore the data behind the map beginning with viewers. We’ll illustrate where Facebook gets the viewer physical locations data and how we can view and parse that data.   Facebook Live Viewer Locations […]