Obviously that’s a move that could scare some users, and there are some restrictions: you must have your profile set to viewable by “everyone” in order to appear, and only your limited profile will be public. Additionally, only profiles of those over 18 years old will be shown. The screenshots below show the new Facebook search box on the homepage and the search result displayed if your profile is set to appear. It’s also worth noting that some Facebook profiles have already been indexed by Google for a long time now, presumably due to users posting badges to them from other sites.
Facebook Profiles Will Appear in Google Results Next Month
(what’s the hype about facebook anyway? I signed up and was waiting for the big “Aha” moment. Am I too old to get bit by the facebook bug?)