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Meanwhile on another topic FaceBook made a surprise announcement today -- -- a little bit about that on a new project it's been working on for more than a year.
It's a new search feature called graft search which focuses on people photos places an interest.
Here with details top wasserman business editor for -- -- -- time welcome to the show -- Tell me about this -- search what does this.
Well it's you know FaceBook is always had a search Tom but the thing is -- it's been pretty badly if you could search for persons -- its search for business and -- prematurely can do.
He can do so so much more different which is meaning its search for.
Friends -- like Metallica you -- search for the statue of liberty.
And that's all based on -- you know.
Who rules very.
Object of this is subject that's it's based on who you are -- you know.
Can monetize -- thing anyway yeah others there they have hum the -- well know what they have search ad that.
Product right now it's called sponsor results can you search on FaceBook now you'll see you'll see -- pop up there.
So they can make money off of this because the market did not like this FaceBook stocks sold off 3% what do you make of that.
I don't know you know just as the FaceBook has been on you know on the upswing lately so you know we've taken into account -- they broke thirty dollars after you know they're down at seventeen for awhile.
But I think maybe if you were expecting a phone that was the other bigger rumor.
You know -- lots -- rumors of them was one Zuckerberg today for his part founder of the company said.
The search he used it recently the search for Mexican restaurants his friends had been -- -- -- tell you.
That's pretty underwhelming when it comes to thinking about this -- the cutting edge of innovation.
In our technology industry really this is what I have to look forward to.
What is pick up the telephone.
And call my friend and -- them or talk to them face to face you know let me I and still underwhelmed by the like Italian.
Wealthy where this -- imagine you're in the market for new car and you -- -- cast about your friends.
FaceBook anyone who bought the car recently.
It can be pretty vital information someone you know -- to -- -- -- candidates you know assessment of the car that thinking behind.
It making stalking -- here are some people are criticizing it that way.
Yeah I mean the thing is that the information on the search of all it's all public information.
Com and you can make a private very easily but the.
-- during the break.
We were talking about tech companies with real momentum and you mentioned Amazon which I -- was really -- and tell us about that.
Well I just think they had an amazing holiday season you know they're just they've become this real machine that they have.
The brick and mortar retailers are really on the defensive against Amazon that's not the only business that play and they're they're huge and publishing.
You know their hardware now they do streaming their Netflix and -- there's all over the place and they're really Smart really powerful.
Yes -- -- all the time seeing what -- what about Samsung.
Yes -- had an amazing year two they have in -- they called the the gang of four which is apple Google.
We go to FaceBook and who now I can't think about.
And there's another -- there with Sampson kind of join the ranks this year there they outsold.
Apple's iPhone two to one and they they sell more -- -- anybody else.
In the world -- right and in other countries.
Sometimes people here think that the iPhone is the only thing divide but not -- -- agrees with that the -- is 73% in the global market right now iPhone is really the the minority.
-- -- Well thanks for coming on -- great to have you on the show appreciate your time and thank you.
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