Facebook Now Keeps Search History In Activity Log

By Justin Lafferty 

Facebook is widely known as the social network, but now it is making more progress toward becoming the search network. Not long after Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the company has a renewed focus on search, the site announced a change in its activity log, which now saves Facebook searches.

Facebook posted about the change on its newsroom blog, noting that you can delete your saved searches, too:

Starting today, in addition to your other activity, you’ll be able to see the searches you’re making on Facebook. Just as you can choose to delete any of your posts, you can use the same inline control on activity log to remove any of your searches at any time. It’s important to remember that no one else can see your activity log, including your search activity.

If you don’t see this capability, Facebook notes that you should have it within the next couple of weeks. To check, go to your profile page and click “Activity Log,” on the right hand side.

Readers: How do you feel about Facebook saving your search history?

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