Facebook: Places

  • 7 changes by Facebook that make it a real local search player

    The race to steal market share from Google in local search has been futile. Google dominates search with over 63 percent market share, and in mobile, where the growth is, Google almost holds a monopoly at 95 percent. The dark horse in the race is Facebook — the one who can match Google’s Goliath size, audience and resources.

    Wesley Young/ Search Engine Land- 23 readers -
  • Facebook Search: Why Doesn’t The Company Get Local?

    … on Marketing Land or Search Engine Land. Facebook told us that that people on the site currently search for “people, photos and places.” Therefore it’s confounding and completely mysterious why the company hasn’t put a bigger emphasis on local search — or any emphasis for that matter. Facebook Search, at launch, emphases “people and posts” but not places…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin Social SEO Twitter- 16 readers -
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