Trove: Best Facebook Search Around and Coming to Others | Search Engine Land

gushing review from search engine land of a new search engine for facebook that will be available this week. I'm not a huge facebook searcher, but I see this as having a big effect in commercial use - competitive research, copyright enforcement etc. and apparently it will be available for services like Tumblr, Flickr and Instagram....

It’s no secret that Facebook’s existing search engine is bad; that drum has been beaten to death. But you don’t have to wait for Facebook to make it better; there’s a pretty darn good Facebook search engine out there now.

It’s called Trove, and it’s officially launching on Tuesday. But you can connect your Facebook account and get started now; the site had a soft launch about two weeks ago. I’ve been testing it, and it’s easily the best Facebook search experience I’ve seen. There are a few missing features that I’ll mention below, but Trove’s potential is obvious.

via click to read full article - it's worth it