Google may search public Facebook app data




Google Facebook gained access to the public areas of the Facebook app. This means that a search using the Google Android app also delivering outcomes if public profile information, including a link to the location within the Facebook app.

Facebook Logo The news is reported by The Wall Street Journal. Because Facebook allows the so-called deep links, Google can maintain its effectiveness as a search engine. Although the search giant is perfectly able to make a crawler to the web pages of the Internet map, Google needs permission to do the same with mobile applications. This is important for the company because of the large amount of apps that consumers use today.

Due to the approval of next Facebook profiles also things like Facebook pages, groups and events appear in the results of the Google search application on Android in the same way as now, for example results can appear in Contacts.

google logo The moment requires Google web parity before an app developer can allow deep linking. That is, the content that a deep link pointing to go, otherwise it must also be found on the internet by Google’s crawlers. Perhaps the company gets there in future also refrained from applications that do not have associated websites to accommodate.


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