Facebook Added a Latest Conversations Section, Featuring Public Posts, to Mobile Search

Facebook has shared public posts in search results in the past, but they have never had their own section

Facebook quietly began rolling out a feature for search in its flagship mobile applications, Latest Conversations, which brings up public posts about topics being discussed, as well as a running tab of the number of users talking about that topic at that particular moment.

The social network confirmed the rollout of the feature to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch, who shared the screenshots featuring the counter.

Facebook has shared public posts in search results in the past, but they have never had their own section, and the counter brings a new element.