Editor’s Note: In yesterday’s post, Balazs discussed three problems he has identified with Facebook Graph Search. Today, he will demonstrate how to solve these problems. This post is a part of the SourceCon Source the Web series which features articles on how to mine particular online data resources.
Facebook is busy building pages, and there is a page for everything. My profile is a page, but also, my employer which I added to my profile, Randstad Sourceright, is also a page. There are also fanpages, pages of interests, language pages, you can even check in at certain places – and as said, places and any locations listed on Facebook are also just pages. The same structure exists everywhere!
Why is it so amazing for us? Because every page Facebook has developed has a unique ID number that Graph Search is using when you enter and run a search query. (more…)