Tool of the week: Facebook Search
What is it? A tool that allows you to search Facebook without logging in
How is it of use to journalists? Social media searches have become a key part of newsgathering process. This tool is a search engine for Facebook. It allows you to search if you are not logged in of if you don’t have a Facebook account.
Based on Facebook’s API, it allows you to search posts, photos, people, pages, groups and events.
As well as being useful for searching by keyword, it is also a good way to test to see if the page for your news site comes up in a search.