Jeff Kagan, Industry Analyst, Comments on Facebook Graph Search Announcement Today

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Jeff KAGAN, Industry Analyst

This may be bigger than most realize at this point.

In a widely anticipated announcement, Facebook made news today by announcing they are getting into search.

This Facebook search is called Graph Search. It's about Social Search vs. Open Web Search.

The following are comments from Jeff Kagan, Tech Analyst on this story.

“This may be bigger than most realize at this initial stage. Facebook is introducing a new kind of non-web-search. They call it Knowledge Graph Search. First thoughts are that this Facebook search is less likely to hurt Google than speculated. However this new search could indeed impact Google on a growing scale over the next few years if it clicks with users. If I were Google, I would see this as a warning shot across their bow.”

“Can Facebook transform the search engine world? If the answer is yes than this is a bigger threat to Google. The big question that seems to be unanswered is, how does Facebook monetize wireless?”

About Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters and journalists offering comment on news stories. He is an Industry Analyst or Tech Analyst and has been quoted in thousands of tech news stories over 25 years in all of the major media.

He follows wireless, telecom Internet, cable television and IPTV and part of the wider consumer electronics and technology space.

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Clients: Jeff Kagan has worked with many companies over 25 years as consulting clients.

Contact: Jeff Kagan by email at jeff(at)jeffKAGAN.com or by phone at 770-579-5810.

Kagan is Principal Analyst, Consultant, Columnist and Speaker.

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