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It’s been more than a year now since Facebook first launched Graph Search for desktops, and nearly 4 months since we first saw evidence that it was testing an iPhone version of the tool. But it looks like it’s finally about ready to go mobile.

Following a hint by Mark Zuckerberg last week that Facebook’s Graph Search would be hitting mobile devices soon, the social network has begun testing the new feature. Some users are even beginning to see the search tool on their smartphones…

Here’s a tweet from Mashable writer Seth Figerman:

And The Verge received confirmation from Facebook:

“Judging from the image, users may soon be able to conduct the same searches for people, places, and timeframes on their phones as they’re able to do on the desktop. A Facebook representative later confirmed with The Verge that the company has indeed started a small test of the navigation for mobile Graph Search.”

In case you missed Facebook’s Q4 earnings call last week, the company is betting everything on mobile. That’s where it’s now getting more than 50% of its ad revenue from, and it has a whole suite of new mobile apps on the way—including Paper.

And for those unfamiliar with Graph Search, it’s a way for Facebook users to sift through the social network’s vast amount of data, and the web, using a variety of search terms. I find it to be fairly handy, and I can’t wait until it’s available on my iPhone.

  • Adnan Mosali

    I never really found it useful to me …

    • Tarun Verma

      Couldn’t agree more.

      • Yash Gorana

        I found it very useful. Helps me find awkward and funny photos of my friends from past and then share it to embarrass them xD

      • QuarterSwede

        The problem is that it doesn’t search the text content of posts or comments. Because of that it’s never once been useful to me. Google does better!

  • AndroidDogHeatandSteelersFan

    i dislike fb n goog.

    • Yash Gorana

      hope you like aapl

  • Just uploaded a new tweak in Flex 2 to enable Graph Search in the Facebook for iOS app. It should be up soon with the name of Graph Search Enabler (by R0Fleming).

    • ConduciveMammal

      Good man! I’ll be sure to check it out

    • CPDigitalDarkroom

      What method did you search?

      • What device and iOS do you have? I’ll take a look into it.

    • Doesn’t work for me.

      • What device and iOS version do you have? I’ll take a look into it.

  • But then, they’re failing to give us the most wanted change.
    facebook com/about/newsfeed

    I’ll never understand Facebook. But i’ll laugh a lot when some genius give us a much better alternative and kill facebook, like the rest of the social networks died in the past for making bad choices thinking that people would never change to another.

    • Prasoon Singh

      I forgot about that too and I signed up to be on the list long time ago.

      • QuarterSwede

        Someone down voted you for that? Lol, people.

      • Prasoon Singh

        Tell me about it…

    • QuarterSwede

      I completely forgot about that as well. Doesn’t matter much to me as I’m almost always using FB on my phone anyway. Much better experience day to day.

  • Chris

    The attached image of their secret settings show graph search as one of the experiments