18 Facebook searches you did not know existed

 

If you think the only method to find information online is via a search engine such as Google or Bing – you would be mistaken. While these might be the default-go-to methods, there is another powerful source of information that is right under our nose: Facebook.

Usually, we use the Facebook search facility to find a friend, however there many different types of searches that can be conducted on Facebook. What makes Facebook searches powerful is that not only are you getting the information you are looking for, but the information can be personal as it is from people you know – your friends.

Here are some of the not-so-well known 18 Facebook searches you did not know existed:

Searching for a specific Post

If you want to find that super funny/ useful post that you uploaded to Facebook way back when, then all you have to do is type in the search: Post by me and the word or phrase you would have used.

So if I am looking for a post where I spoke about Shark Tank, I would type this:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Looking for a post which your friends posted about a topic, then type:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Searching for Topics

If you want to find information about a specific topic such as the latest James Bond movie or a world event, then you can enter the following:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Narrow down the search about the topic so that if only shows you what your friends think about this topic:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Time-based searches

If you want to check out what you posted in a year (now this will kill hours of our life as you re-live those memories):

18 not so well known Facebook searches

or be more specific and set a month:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Photo search

You can search for images you and your friends uploaded:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

or

18 not so well known Facebook searches

or

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Location Based searches:

If you want to check out posts written AT a specific location, you can type:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

you can also ask Facebook to find images from a location:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Looking for a cool restaurants/coffee shops then you can try:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

or even:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Stalking Type of searches

You can find if any of your friends happen to be in the same place you are:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

So you can see who you can meet up with for a round of golf:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

you can also find out:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

Connection Type of searches

Want some connection in a new city? then type this:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

or even:

18 not so well known Facebook searches

How to delete your Facebook Searches

Searches that you run are conveniently stored so you can run them again without retyping them. But if you want to delete any of the searches, simply click on the search and then on EDIT:

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Click on Clear Searches

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