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So.cl Does Not Have Any Impact On Bing’s Social Graph So.cl Does Not Have Any Impact On Bing’s Social Graph

Earlier, we looked at So.cl, Microsoft’s new(ish) social network, which seems to be something of a testing ground for interactions between search and social media. While some of So.cl may look familiar to Bing users (or those who have read …

You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing
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Bing’s Duane Forrester, who for all intents and purposes, is the search engine’s counterpart to Google’s Matt Cutts (they sometimes speak together at conferences), posted to the Bing Blog over the weekend, to give some advice on recovering from Google’s …

Google Penguin Update Recovery Advice From Bing Google Penguin Update Recovery Advice From Bing
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Duane Forrester (often thought of as Bing’s Matt Cutts) has offered some tips for recovering from Google’s Penguin and Panda updates, or at least avoiding getting hit by them. While he never mentions “Google” in the post, the post is …

Microsoft’s So.cl Social Network No Longer Just For Students Microsoft’s So.cl Social Network No Longer Just For Students
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Remember Microsoft’s So.cl social network? It has now launched to the public. You can sign up and use it if you want. Socl was spotted back in November, originally under the name Tulalip, and then Microsoft officially announced it in …

Bing Search API Now Available With Tiered Pricing Structure Bing Search API Now Available With Tiered Pricing Structure

Microsoft turned some heads last month when they announced that the Bing Search API would be heading exclusively to the Windows Azure Marketplace. A lot of non-profit groups like libraries were understandably upset because Microsoft wanted $40 a month just …

Wajam: We Do Bing Social Better Than Bing Wajam: We Do Bing Social Better Than Bing

Wajam recently released a new and improved version of its browser add-on that brings a more social experience to Google. The company has now released the counterpart for Bing and Yahoo. Since Wajam released the Google version, of course, Bing …

Bing Out-Googles Google With Clean Results Pages. Like It? Bing Out-Googles Google With Clean Results Pages. Like It?
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When Google rose to popularity, ever so long ago, it was considered to be revolutionizing search. Think about what search was like back then. AltaVista, Yahoo, and a bunch of others were competing for your queries, but Google brought a …

New Bing Is Available To Everyone In The U.S. New Bing Is Available To Everyone In The U.S.
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Last week, Bing unveiled some new changes to its search interface, including greater social integration, and a social pane on the right-hand side, showing results from your Facebook friends and “people who know” from Twitter. Bing calls this pane “sidebar”. …

Bing Might Be Dropping The Number Of URLs It Indexes Bing Might Be Dropping The Number Of URLs It Indexes
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As Google’s Penguin update is having its fun, Bing has been relatively calm. There has not been a major update in a few months and everything seems perfect. Well, everything used to be perfect. There’s a member on Webmaster World …

Conflicting Report Shows Google Sinking, Yahoo! Rising Conflicting Report Shows Google Sinking, Yahoo! Rising
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Earlier today, comScore numbers were leaked showing that both Google and Bing were rising slightly in market share at the combined expense of Yahoo! Now, Experian Marketing Services, a different digital information marketer, has released April search engine market share …

Yahoo! Sinks as Google and Bing Rise Yahoo! Sinks as Google and Bing Rise
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The comScore search engine data for April isn’t out until tomorrow, but Search Engine Land has an unnamed source that has given them a rundown of the numbers. The story they tell is one we saw unfolding as far back …

New Bing Takes Aim At Google’s Search Plus Your World New Bing Takes Aim At Google’s Search Plus Your World
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Yesterday, in what can only be described as a huge shot across Google’s bow, Microsoft unveiled “The New Bing,” a completely redesigned search interface designed to shorten the distance between searching and doing. Built on the premise that more and …

Will the New Bing Improve Social Media Authority Rankings? Will the New Bing Improve Social Media Authority Rankings?
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When Microsoft unveiled the new Bing format yesterday, it became clear that the company is banking heavily on social search. The entire right column of Bing’s new three-column search results formant will be given up to social results. The column …

Mark Zuckerberg: The Unlikely Zen Guide to Bing’s Social Design Mark Zuckerberg: The Unlikely Zen Guide to Bing’s Social Design

Bing’s new design for search that incorporates a Facebook-driven social sidebar came by way of some pretty sagacious guidance from a man who’s made a career out of turning the internet into a more personal experience: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. …

New Bing Is More Than Just A Pretty Face New Bing Is More Than Just A Pretty Face

Have you seen the new Bing yet? We reported yesterday that Microsoft pretty much recreated Bing with the launch of its new format. The new format features three columns that display traditional search results, snapshot which provides the most relevant …

Bing Unveils New Three-Column Bing Format Bing Unveils New Three-Column Bing Format

Bing has unveiled a new redesigned interface for search results. The new interface is designed to be “natural, coherent, and useful,” according to Microsoft officials. The update uses a three-column format to provide users with more immediate access to necessary …

Bing Maps Preps for London Summer Olympics with Streetside, Bird’s Eye Updates Bing Maps Preps for London Summer Olympics with Streetside, Bird’s Eye Updates

Bing Maps has announced a host of image updates to both the Bird’s Eye feature and Streetside imagery that offer up some stunning resolution to the included locations. Bird’s Eye offers a fully rotating view of select places giving not …

Bing’s Putting the Human Touch Back in Technology Bing’s Putting the Human Touch Back in Technology

Here’s a problem that’s totally born of our modern age: at work I use Macs and at home I use a Windows-powered laptop. Every single day when I go home, I have to re-adjust my motions on the scroll pad …

Who Likes Wikipedia More – Bing Or Google? Who Likes Wikipedia More – Bing Or Google?
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Wikipedia, the juggernaut of the online information world. The site which spawned the idea of allowing internet users to update information regarding any topic has grown in such a way that only a handful of sites can be considered larger …

Microsoft, Yahoo Search Alliance Transition Complete in UK, Ireland, France Microsoft, Yahoo Search Alliance Transition Complete in UK, Ireland, France

In mid-April, Microsoft announced that the Microsoft-Yahoo Search Alliance was nearly final in the UK, Ireland and France, after announcing the expansion into these countries in February. The ad transition began on April 18. Today, Microsoft announced that the transition …

Bing Details How To Control BingBot Crawling Behavior Bing Details How To Control BingBot Crawling Behavior
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BingBot is the cute name that Microsoft gives the bot that crawls the Web indexing the content is returned to users who use its search function. BingBot might start to index unwarranted content or it might index enough content sometimes. …