How do I search the facebook news feed?

Posted on 2014-07-21
Last Modified: 2014-08-05
I saw an article that a friend (I forgot who) posted or shared, and it made it to my newsfeed. How do I search for it? I tried a google search to find the source-article, but could not find it that way.

Thank you.
Question by:Lev Seltzer
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Expert Comment

by:Don Thomson
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Go to your Activity Log (Righ top  - Down arrow  - If you liked it or commented on it - you can find it

Author Comment

by:Lev Seltzer
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I only READ it. I did not comment or LIKE it. Hence the difficulty.
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by:Don Thomson
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1. How long ago was the post?
2. How many "Friends" do you have?

If one of your friends posted it - you can go through their posts by clicking on their name

If they just commented on a post that someone who is not a "friend"  - Then the only thing you can do is to put up a request for anyone to repost xxxx whatever the subject is
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Author Comment

by:Lev Seltzer
ID: 40209905
So there is no way to search through posts made by friends? I found a video that showed how it could be done, but none of the prompts on the video were actually in facebook - perhaps the video was made and then facebook revamped their interface?
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Don Thomson earned 500 total points
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If you click on a friends name - It will take you to their Wall.  You can't search for anything but your can scroll thru their posts.  All depends on how long ago the post was made.

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by:Lev Seltzer
ID: 40242011
I am just closing this out - it seems that there is no solution for what I want.

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