Will Facebook Graph Search Impact Local Search Industry?

Linda Buquet

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By now you've all heard the announcement about Facebook Graph Search and many of you may be wondering how this could possibly affect local search.

I was thinking about doing a roundup of leading coverage and opinions, but Mike Blumenthal just did a great job of that and quoted all the same people I would have: Greg Sterling, Matt McGee and Danny Sullivan. So I'll just curate and send you over to Mike's.

Facebook Graph Search and Local From Across the Web- Let the Fight Begin

Facebook with the rollout of Graph Search (terrible name) is staking its ground in local search. Here are selected comments from Matt McGee, Danny Sullivan & Greg Sterling that I thought summarized the situation well:
Plus here's a related post our Admin David posted here yesterday about how Bing ties in:
http://localsearchforum.catalystemarketing.com/organic-seo/1782-bing-evolving-search-facebook.html

What do you guys think?
Is the new Facebook Graph Search going to impact local much?
 

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