How to Search Old Facebook Posts

A brand-new function is presenting now, allowing users to look for particular posts, images or videos on Facebook. How to Search Old Facebook Posts.

How to Search Old Facebook Posts

How to Search Old Facebook Posts.

On Monday Facebook revealed the rollout of the brand-new search function for iPhone and desktop users of the social media network. Developed atop its Chart Browse item, the brand-new service will permit users to look for old posts throughout their account, together with material that's been shown them from pals and public pages.

Since today, the function is gradually presenting to both iPhone and desktop users just. The main statement made no reference to the included performance concerning Android. However one would envision it cannot be too far behind.

How to Search Old Facebook Posts

When the function is offered for your account, you will see an alert simply listed below the search box letting you understand you can now look for posts.

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Searching for something is simple: go into a couple of keywords referring to a post you wish to discover.

How to Search Old Facebook Posts

As you start typing in the search bar, Chart Search results page will still auto-populate listed below it. The standard job search alternative being positioned at the really bottom of the list. A simple method to recognize a tip as being a job search is by the magnifying glass situated beside the text.

By tapping on the inquiry or the search secret, you'll be required to a brand-new screen returning any and all posts Facebook considers pertinent.

A couple of pointers to assist you in discovering exactly what you're searching for:.

  • Believe keywords. Just like Google search, often the less you get in the much better. Simply puts, do not go looking for something like: "that time when I was at the beach with James." Searching for "James Beach" would more than suffice.
  • Getting with a given name will limit the accounts consisted of in the search; making it simpler to restrict the quantity of outcomes.
  • Results are not shown in sequential order. Keep scrolling if you have not stumble upon exactly what you're searching for.
  • Tapping on the Settings button in the top-right corner when seeing search results will permit you to alter the classification of shown outcomes.

In my brief time with the function, I discovered it to emerge posts I was searching for-- and after that some. Since today, I just have access to the service on an iPhone, with the desktop variation dragging in its roll-out (on my account, a minimum of).

Facebook Chart Browse is a useful tool if you understand ways to utilize it. Because of spirit, here are 5 ideas and techniques to obtain the most out of it.