It’s really tough to find someone on Facebook. Because Facebook is used by 1.44 billion people around the world. It’s really a big number.
There has so many people with similar named. And it is almost impossible to find someone by name. Because Facebook will show a search results of thousands of people similarly named with tiny thumbnail.
So, to find someone on Facebook, you must need to be tricky. Yeah I will make it easy for you.
I found so many question on different forum. People want back filter options in Facebook search engine. Because it’s really disappointing not to find your special one or friends even family members.
So I will tell you many ways of Facebook advanced search to find your desired one.
Requirements to Do an Advanced Search on Facebook
Person Name: Yeah of-course name is the first thing you need and I think you know that.
But if you have any confusion about name’s spelling, you can search the name on search engine like Google, Yahoo, Bing etc.
And search engine will provide you a correct spelling and also it’s variations.
Others: For advance searching, you also need to know any of these (Mutual Friend / Hometown / Current City / High School / College or University / Employer / Graduate School).
If you know more than one then that’s better.
Video Tutorial to Do an Advanced Search on Facebook
If you don’t like video or need more instruction, then continue reading and find your desired one.
How to Search People on Facebook
Firstly I wanna discuss about Facebook’s default search engine. Yeah I know, it’s useless thing to you. But you can use it to search someone very effectively.
1. First thing you need to do, Just login to your Facebook account.
2. Write the name of your desired person on the search box. You see I also mention the person’s city name Mick Los Angeles.
This will filter automatically people with named Mick who live in Los Angeles. You can also use his/her school name or college name or university name etc. It will show a result immediately.
If you don’t find your desired person on the results, click on Search Facebook option below the results.
3. It will take you to the top results. If you wanna search any person, click on “people” option. You can also search photos, pages, groups and apps & events in more options.
It’s all about Facebook’s defaults search engine. But there has also a tricky advanced filtering option on Facebook. So let me talk about it.
How to Do an Advanced Search on Facebook
It is easy to search anything using advanced filtering option in any search engine. Facebook also has a meaningful advanced search engine with filtering.
And I love this way to search anyone on Facebook.
1. On the Facebook top bar, find the Find Friends option and click on it.
2. See on the right side of the Find Friends page and you will find Search for Friends filtering options.
3. On the Name box enter the person’s name. If he/she is already friend with one of your friend then enter the name of your friend on Mutual Friend box.
This will automatically filter the person. So you can easily find the person.
Similarly you can use other options which is known by you. And it’s really a helpful filtering option on Facebook.
Final Words: How to Do an Advanced Search on Facebook
Hope you will find your desired one by this tricky method. I think this article will help you to search people on Facebook accurately and hope you will find the person you want.
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