What's New

Minor bug fixes.

App Description

PowerSearch lets you search the Facebook Social Graph for posts, users, pages, events, groups, places and check-in for any item of interest. Search for concert events, artist pages, locations, specific users or posts on any topic. See who is commenting on news, weather, sports, anything even silly stuff. You decide.

Messages including links, phone numbers, addresses and calendar events/dates are clickable.

All created "Wallboards" are represented with icons at the top of the display. To access a WallBoard, click the wallboard's icon or swipe left or right for desired wallboard. On start-up all Wallboard are "run" to reflect current information on Facebook. You can also query a desired date range, if you like.

WallBoards are saved to the Cloud for each unique logged-in Facebook user. e.g. if you create WallBoards on an iPad then logged into your iPhone later using the same Facebook account, you will see the same WallBoards. Very powerful an flexible!

All results include a user Facebook profile image and resulting text. Place results also include a map. Clicking the user image gives you the option to go to the home page, view the full message or view the best profile picture for the user. Clicking the document icon, before the text, will go to the actual post, user, page, event, group, place or checking information in Facebook. Clicking the share arrow icon in the upper right-hand corner of the result, is used to share the information using Email, Twitter, Facebook, SMS, clipboard, and many more..

When you start-up if there are no WallBoards, you will be prompted to enter a search topic (any topic or text) and an option. Enter a search topic and select an option to indicate the type of Facebook information to search. To run and save the WallBoard, select the check mark.

The saved Wallboards are indicated by thumbnails at the top of the screen by 'WallBoards'. To reorganize the WallBoards, simply drag 'n drop a thumbnail to the desired location. To see a specific WallBoard, select the WallBoard thumbnail or swipe left or swipe right to go to next or previous WallBoard.

On start-up, all saved WallBoards are run automatically. Use app settings, upper left-hand corner to clear saved WallBoards on start-up, if desired. Selecting a WallBoard will show you that WallBoards details. To remove an existing WallBoard, click the minus icon or drag the WallBoard thumbnail up. To add a new WallBoard, click the + icon. To refresh results, click the refresh icon. Use the settings gear icon at any time to edit a WallBoard's settings. Selecting the check mark again to accept will rerun the WallBoard.

The options for searching Facebook are posts, users, pages, events, groups, places and check-ins which indicates what type of things you want to search when searching Facebook. Posts search all wall posts in Facebook. Users searches all users in Facebook. Pages searches all individual pages, e.g. artist and user pages, in Facebook. Events searches all events, e.g. concerts, in Facebook. Groups searches all groups, e.g. fan clubs, defined in Facebook. Places searches all places, e.g. businesses, defined in Facebook. Check-ins searches all user check-ins in Facebook.

Places results include a map if the location latitude and longitude is known for the place. The map displays the place's location marked with a red pin and your current location with a blue dot. The map displayed will also have a location icon in the lower left-hand corner, which if clicked, will display the location in the map app so you can see more details and street view, if available.

Use Settings 'Use Elapsed Time' to indicate the format of post times displayed. The default is to display elapsed time, however, exact time can be shown. Notes: Events always show actual time.

Use the Settings 'Clear Saved WallBoards' to clear out all saved WallBoards when starting, if you desire to start from scratch.

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App Changes

March 01, 2014 New version 6.2
February 19, 2014 New version 6.1
February 14, 2014 New version 6.0
February 12, 2014 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
September 28, 2012 Initial Release

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