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How to use Facebook advanced search

In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to use Facebook advanced search.

Step # 1 – Running a Standard Search
First, go to “www.facebook.com” and login to your Facebook account. Next, type your search phrase into the search box located on the top of the page, to the left of the magnifying glass icon. You may type in the name of a person or the name of an interest, a place, an app, a music artist, etc.
Searching within Facebook

Step # 2 – Accessing the Advanced Search Features
When you have finished typing in your search phrase, you will see “See More Results For ” at the bottom of the drop-down results for your search. Click on this link, and the advanced search filters will come up in the left-hand navigation bar. From here, you may narrow down your search by any of the options listed, including People, Pages, Places, Groups, Apps, etc.
Opting to see more results

Step # 3 – Refining a Search Further
If you click on the “People” search filter, you will see an option to further refine your search by adding any or all of three filters: “Location,” “Workplace,” and “Education” (which includes the date).
That’s it, you have now learned how to use Facebook advanced search.
Creating an additional search filter