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The appeal of Facebook’s new phone software may be limited to hardcore users.
In some countries, “the Internet” is confined to certain sites as part of a strategy to help wireless carriers offer starter packages.
The fortunes of the world’s largest social network depend on how much it can earn from mobile advertisements.
Taking aim at Google, the largest social network wants a database describing as many things as possible.
The company’s search engine will become formidable when it includes the text of comments and the vast store of Open Graph data about things outside Facebook.
It’s going to take time and user buy-in for Graph Search to be truly worthwhile.
The success of the social network’s new search tool will depend on how much information its users are willing to share.