Graph Search Turns White, Looks More Like A Traditional Search Box

This morning many hardcore Facebook users will be surprised when they login and look towards the iconic top blue bar. The coloring of Graph Search has been inverted and now features a bright white centered search box in the midst of the top bar.

Facebook-Search-Bar-White

Searches still act the same and provide the same results, the coloring has simply switched. When Graph Search launched one of the critiques was that it wasn’t really a search “box.” Our own Danny Sullivan stated:

The tricky thing is that it’s not a new box that is taking over, not at first glance. Instead, you have to start typing in the “Search for people, places and things” area to get a search box to appear

In addition to the flip of the search box, the Facebook logo was also brought back to it’s royal blue on white instead of the inverted white logo on the last iteration:

Previous-Graph-Search

We’ve reached out to Facecbook for an official comment on the change. Until then, hop into your account to see the more traditional looking Graph Search today.

Related Topics: Channel: Search Marketing | Facebook: Facebook Search

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About The Author: is the Chief Marketing Officer for Cypress North, a company that specializes in social media and search marketing services and web-based application development. He has been in the Internet marketing industry for 6+ years and specializes in Social Media Marketing. You can also find Greg on Twitter (@gregfinn) or LinkedIn.

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  • http://my.opera.com/rafaelluik Rafael

    Hm, I had this new design for some days already…

  • http://www.facebook.com/Impheatus Eduardo Sandoval Salvatori

    It looks incredibly hideous.
    Blue bar looked way better.

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