Facebook Research Hacks

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Facebook member’s groups, posts, comments, and events that we are allowed to see per member’s privacy settings can help us identify professional details on potential candidates – as well as find additional candidates. Unfortunately, this information not that easy to search for any longer, ever since Facebook retired its “official” Graph search.

Here are some simple but useful “ex-Graph” searches, that work today. Many of them use the person’s ID, which we can quickly identify by the Facebook URL.

Jim Stroud’s groups https://www.facebook.com/search/100000155790214/groups
Boolean String Group Members https://www.facebook.com/groups/Boolean.Strings/members/
Suzy Tonini’s co-workers https://www.facebook.com/search/536310079/employees/intersect/
Shane McCusker’s events https://www.facebook.com/search/699526870/events
Irina Shamaeva’s past events https://www.facebook.com/search/511207059/events-joined/in-past/date/events/intersect/
Posts by Phil Tusing https://www.facebook.com/search/553250878/stories-by
Posts commented on by Randy Bailey https://www.facebook.com/search/568699739/stories-commented
Pages liked by Suzy Tonini https://www.facebook.com/search/536310079/pages-liked/intersect

The (dangerous!) tool Facebook Scanner provides a few more ways to run Graph searches.

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