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Go Ahead, You Can Now Tell Bing to Ignore Links Go Ahead, You Can Now Tell Bing to Ignore Links
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While the SEO brethren have been waiting for Google to provide a tool that will allow webmasters to disavow specific links, Bing went ahead and punched that ticket first by launching the Disavow Links feature in Bing Webmaster Tools. The …

Bing Maps Spent a Lot of Miles Mall Walking for These New Venue Maps Bing Maps Spent a Lot of Miles Mall Walking for These New Venue Maps

Malls are terrifying places. Malls are either so crowded that you can barely wade through the legions of shoppers feverish with the bloodlust of commerce or they are so devoid of both stores and shoppers that they represent a chilling …

Wajam Places Adds Google Map Interface to Social Search Results Wajam Places Adds Google Map Interface to Social Search Results

When Bing unveiled last month its new format that features search results collected from your Facebook and Twitter associates’ comments, it propelled the search engine past Google in the social search race. However, Wajam, the social media-powered search engine, insisted …

Bing and BigThink Offer Humanizing Technology Video Series Bing and BigThink Offer Humanizing Technology Video Series

As society learns about and integrates technology into our everyday lives, there are new relationships that form and alternative perspectives that arise. Bing and BigThink are teaming up to offer a new video series about technology and the evolving relationship …

Bing Maps Massive Update Confirms That Dubai’s Still Building Crazy Islands Bing Maps Massive Update Confirms That Dubai’s Still Building Crazy Islands
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If you’re living in the Northern Hemisphere, you have likely noticed that summer is in full effect. ‘Tis the season for ice cream trucks, watermelons, Slip ‘n Slides, roller coasters, baseball, sweat-stenched outdoor music festivals, and, of course, trips to …

Bing Researchers Set Phasers for “Amaze” at IEEE Conference Bing Researchers Set Phasers for “Amaze” at IEEE Conference

After a week of conferences and presentations, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’s annual Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition is wrapping up today. If that’s a little too advanced for your awareness, it’s the yearly …

Bing Image Search Update Makes Sure You Never Leave Unsatisfied Bing Image Search Update Makes Sure You Never Leave Unsatisfied

Yesterday when I was looking for images of Kenny Chesney on Bing Image search, I noticed that something looked a little different. For one, it seemed like my browser page was a lot fuller than I remembered it being when …

Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local Search Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local Search
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Bing’s local search tool recently received a 500cc injection of good, wholesome vitamin Yelp to boost the quality of search results for local businesses. The Bing Local “Powered by Yelp” combo looks to go a long way in improving local …

Duane Forrester: More Details on Bing Phoenix Update Duane Forrester: More Details on Bing Phoenix Update

Duane Forrester continues the SEO media tour supporting Bing’s Phoenix update, this time stopping by Stone Temple Consulting to give a detailed explanation of what the new Bing Webmaster Tools can do for users. Forrester’s doing a great job of …

Bing’s New ‘Summer of Doing’ Site Pushes Social Search Bing’s New ‘Summer of Doing’ Site Pushes Social Search

Here’s a strange sequence of events: no sooner did I post that teaser from Bing’s Facebook page about something being announced today, possibly at Microsoft’s big media event, a post in Bing’s Search Blog appeared in my RSS reader. That …

Microsoft to Make Bing Announcement at Today’s Conference [Rumor] Microsoft to Make Bing Announcement at Today’s Conference [Rumor]

With so much drama in the LBC circulating Microsoft’s rumored announcement this afternoon of an Xbox-ish tablet, Microsoft may not be limiting the conference fun to its new line of hardware. Over on Bing’s Facebook page, a photo was uploaded …

Bing, Lenovo, DoSomething.org Really Want Teens to Not Be Lazy This Summer Bing, Lenovo, DoSomething.org Really Want Teens to Not Be Lazy This Summer

Bing continues its mission to get people #doing more as it has teamed up with Lenovo and DoSomething.org to launch “The Hunt: 11 Days of Doing,” a call to action for youngsters to get up off of their keisters and …

Bing Gets Yelp’s Help to Provide Better Local Search Content Bing Gets Yelp’s Help to Provide Better Local Search Content
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Bing’s stepping up its search game today by adding some heavy artillery thanks to Yelp. The two companies have announced an agreement in which Yelp’s archives of reviews, photos, and other details will be used to surface content to Bing …

Matt Cutts & Duane Forrester’s Lulz Over Bing’s Penguin “Update” Matt Cutts & Duane Forrester’s Lulz Over Bing’s Penguin “Update”

If you stopped by Bing’s homepage today, you probably noticed that their image changed from yesterday. That’s not really a significant change because Bing changes their image every day. However, one particular visitor to Bing’s homepage today couldn’t help but …

comScore Search Rankings: Yahoo Stops the Downward Spiral in May comScore Search Rankings: Yahoo Stops the Downward Spiral in May

comScore released its search engine rankings for the United States for May 2012 today and, as far as month-to-month changes go, very little has in fact changed among the market shares claimed by the top search sites. For once, that’s …

Bing Improves Search Quality, Cleans Up Your Sloppy Search Terms Bing Improves Search Quality, Cleans Up Your Sloppy Search Terms

Maybe your fingers aren’t so graceful above a keyboard. Maybe you have trouble seeing the letters on the keys of the keyboard. Maybe you’re typing on a touchscreen. Maybe you have gigantism of the digits (which touchscreens can make anybody …

Bing UK Testing New Homepage Design, Cleaner Search Results Bing UK Testing New Homepage Design, Cleaner Search Results

Bing’s been pushing a lot of changes recently to its U.S. users, and now it seems that the search engine is beginning to share some of those changes with other parts of the world, beginning with its service in the …

Bing’s Manuel Lima on Visualizing Information Networks Bing’s Manuel Lima on Visualizing Information Networks

Bing’s Senior UX Design Lead Manuel Lima gave a lecture towards the end of last year at the the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts about our need to reconsider the process of network visualization. In this age of …

Bing Adding Qwiki Presentations Among Blue Links Bing Adding Qwiki Presentations Among Blue Links

Before you go off clicking on any of the blue links listed in a page of search results, Bing really wants you to have a chance to know a little something about your topic of search before you go diving …

Duane Forrester’s How-To for New Bing Webmaster Tools Duane Forrester’s How-To for New Bing Webmaster Tools
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Last week, Bing announced its Phoenix update that includes an armada of new and updated utilities for Bing Webmaster Tools that should give webmasters whole new dimensions of search data to tinker around with and evaluate. While the Bing Team …

Bing Adds MLB Instant Answers to Search Results Bing Adds MLB Instant Answers to Search Results

On the heels of last week’s announcement that it would begin including answers from Encyclopedia Britannica among search results, Bing announced today that it’s got another timely offering of answers for this summer season. Now, when you search for a …