Click the search bar at the top of any page on Facebook.
Enter what you're looking for and choose from the results.
When typing something, you may see predictions for what you're looking for. If you see what you're looking for in these predictions, click it to save time searching.
To filter your search results:
Type something into the search bar at the top of any Facebook page or select a search prediction.
Click a filter at the top (ex: People, Photos) to narrow your search.
To use keywords in search:
Search supports keyword searches to help you find what you're looking for on Facebook. When you start searching with keywords (ex: Caroline wedding or cookie recipe Lisa) you'll see results that you can filter.
You can also select one of the predicted searches to see a full list of search options for that prediction.
You can search for people, posts, photos, videos, places, Pages, Groups, apps, links and events on Facebook. Start searching with keywords (example: Caroline wedding) and you'll see a list of results that you can filter. If you need some ideas, you can try some of these searches:
John Smith Chicago pizza
Cookie recipe Lisa
You can also combine phrases together, or add things like locations, times, likes and interests to get more specific (ex: friends who live in San Francisco).
No, the list that appears when you enter something in the search bar isn't your search history. It's a list of relevant predicted results for your search query based on popular searches on Facebook, commonly known as search predictions.
However, if you click on the search bar without typing anything, you'll see a list of your past search results. You can view all your past search queries in your activity log. You can also clear your recent searches.