Facebook unveils its search tool

Service seen as Google challenge; just ‘neat,’ says CEO

Posted: January 16, 2013 at 2:05 a.m.

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook’s new graph search service at a news conference Tuesday at company headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

Facebook Inc. introduced Tuesday a tool for searching information posted to its social network of more than 1 billion users, creating an alternative to services available on Google Inc., LinkedIn Corp. and Yelp Inc.

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Business, Pages 23 on 01/16/2013