Facebook Search

Find the people and posts that
matter to you most.

Search is now better than ever

See what the world is saying right now about the topics that matter to you, with results that
are up-to-the-minute and personalized.

Find any post you’ve seen
before on Facebook

Re-live your favorite memories. You can use
Facebook Search to find photos, posts, videos,
and links by searching for words in the post.

Explore the world beyond
your News Feed

 

You can search and see what the world is saying
right now about the topics that matter to you,
with results that are up-to-the-minute and
personalized.

Find old friends—and new
ones, too

 

Connect with people, whether they’re old friends
or new.

Search and Privacy

You can find anything that’s been shared with you on Facebook. Your friends and other
people can find things you’ve shared with them. Watch this video to learn more.

Who can find your stuff?

You’re in control of who can see the things
you share on Facebook. For example, if you
post a photo and set the audience to:

Only Me
If you choose this audience, no one else can find it
in search.

Friends
If you choose this audience, friends will see it in
their search results.

Public
If you choose this audience, anyone who searches
for it can find it. Learn More >

See something you don’t like when you search? Remember that you can always review the things you’ve shared on Facebook and change who can see them. You can also ask other people to remove photos or other posts.

Your Posts and Checkins
You can review the posts and checkins you’ve shared to make sure that just the right people can see them. Visit your Activity Log to control what people can see on Facebook, including what shows up in search. Learn More

Your Profile
You can choose who sees your profile information, such as your school, employer, or hometown. Just go to the “About” tab on your profile and choose which audience you want to share with.  Learn More

Your Photos
You can review photos you’ve shared or been tagged in. Just go to the Activity Log on your profile and filter by “Photos of You.”  Learn More

Try Facebook Search

Search for the people and posts that matter to you most.

Now available in the US for Facebook for mobile and desktop.