Facebook Graph Could Destroy Online Dating Sites
Recently the announcement over at Facebook, they are creating a graph search that will allow people to search for local people. This can cause some issues with other websites that have this feature as their main prize on their website. Has Facebook gone crazy since the IPO?
The new features consist of finding people that live at a nearby city, places near you, and photos with your friends. For anyone using Facebook we strongly advise to update your privacy settings to make sure you are not sharing information you do not want to share. Facebook will be taking a huge turn in their new search function, it’ll be interesting to see how people will adapt to such feature. This can open doors to small local business’ who want to advertise to those who live in a nearby city and can now market themselves better if used correctly. We’ll have to wait and see what exactly Facebook has in store for this new search function!
For website owners you should make sure your Facebook pages are SEO worthy with this launching it looks like they will be competing with Google.
Here are the specific tips Facebook offered for “making sure your Page is complete and up-to-date”. The name, category, vanity URL, and information you share in the “About” section all help people find your business and should be shared on Facebook.If you have a location or a local place Page, update your address to make sure you can appear as a result when someone is searching for a specific location.Focus on attracting the right fans to your Page and on giving your fans a reason to interact with your content on an ongoing basis.