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Bing Ads Finally Get Those Skype-Integrated Call Extensions Bing Ads Finally Get Those Skype-Integrated Call Extensions

Earlier this year, we reported that Bing was readying Skype-integrated click-to-call mobile ads, and now it has finally announced them. On the Bing Ads blog, Microsoft’s Ambrish Verma introduced Bing’s new Call Extensions, which work across all devices, and utilize …

Bing Image Search Gets Pinterest Boards Bing Image Search Gets Pinterest Boards
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Bing announced today that it has added new Pinterest integration to its Image Search. When users search for an image on Bing, they may see related boards from Pinterest on the right-hand side of the search results page. “Every day …

Here’s What Bing’s Doing On iOS Now Here’s What Bing’s Doing On iOS Now

Bing announced the launch of some new features for the iPhone and iPod Touch today, building on recent updates to its Windows Phone, Android and iOS experiences. There are four new tiles for the homepage, which will show trending news, …

Yahoo: Maybe Yahoo Bing Network Isn’t Doing Too Bad After All Yahoo: Maybe Yahoo Bing Network Isn’t Doing Too Bad After All

Earlier this year things weren’t looking incredibly great for the Yahoo Microsoft search deal. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made comments at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, expressing disappointment with the results. If a blog post from Yahoo today …

Bing Gets A New Logo, Revamped Interface Bing Gets A New Logo, Revamped Interface
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Before the launch of Windows 8 last year, Microsoft moved to rebrand all of its products and services with new logos as part of its “One Microsoft” campaign. At the time, Bing wasn’t one of the services to get a …

Bing News Gets New Look, Trending Topics From Facebook, Twitter Bing News Gets New Look, Trending Topics From Facebook, Twitter
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Microsoft continues its Bing redesign spree with a new look for Bing News. Here’s the before and after. Before After The design adapts to fit your browser width, so it looks good regardless of what device you’re using. It also …

Bing Redesigns Video Search From Ground Up Bing Redesigns Video Search From Ground Up

Bing just announced a big redesign of its video search feature, which it says has been redesigned from the ground up. Changes include navigational improvements, video overlays, pop-out previews, bigger thumbnails and new filters. “Rather than making you travel to …

Bing Thinks Students Are Getting Scroogled In Search Results Bing Thinks Students Are Getting Scroogled In Search Results
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A new school year has just started, and students everywhere will soon be using Google to search for everything from history to math. Bing wants in on that student search action, and it’s not afraid to do a little mudslinging …

Bing Uses Machine Learning To Improve Product Search Bing Uses Machine Learning To Improve Product Search
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Bing announced today that it is launching a new product search experience, which utilizes its index of tens of millions of products, along with machine learning, to show products on the main results page, rather than making users go to …

Microsoft Offering Excess Surfaces to Schools Through Bing Microsoft Offering Excess Surfaces to Schools Through Bing

As the price cuts for both the Surface RT and the Surface Pro indicate, the Surface hasn’t challenged the iPad in the way Microsoft hoped it would. In fact, Microsoft announced a $900 million inventory adjustment charge for the millions …

Bing Launches Homepage Facebook App, Photographer Contest Bing Launches Homepage Facebook App, Photographer Contest

Microsoft announced today that it is has launched a new Bing Homepage App for Facebook, and is kicking off a contest (part of a partnership with Discovery) for photographers to get their photos feature on the search engine’s homepage. Photographers …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Is Being Searched For More Than All Other Netflix Shows Combined [Bing] ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Is Being Searched For More Than All Other Netflix Shows Combined [Bing]
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Last month, we looked at some search data from Yahoo about Netflix’s original shows. Orange is the New Black was quickly generating more search buzz than even Netflix’s Emmy-nominated shows House of Cards and Arrested Development. Now, Microsoft has shared …

Bing’s Windows Apps Hit Windows Phone 8 Bing’s Windows Apps Hit Windows Phone 8

Bing’s specialized apps that were previously released on Windows 8 (News, Sports, Weather and Finance) are now being launched for Windows Phone 8. “The new apps will share the comprehensive, customizable and visually immersive experiences powered by Bing in Windows …

Are Search Engines Doing Enough To Deter Child Abuse? Are Search Engines Doing Enough To Deter Child Abuse?
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Are search engines like Google and Bing doing enough to combat child exploitation and those seeking out images of it? That’s a question that’s on a lot of people’s minds this week as Microsoft has said that it will include …

Are You As Satisfied With The Google Experience As You Used To Be? Are You As Satisfied With The Google Experience As You Used To Be?
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Research out this week from Foresee finds that customer satisfaction with Google (and other search engines and social networks) is down significantly. The firm suggests that the proliferation of advertising (especially in search engines) is “diminishing the customer experience.” Do …

Bing Product Ads Still On Track For Q3 Release Bing Product Ads Still On Track For Q3 Release
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Back in January, we had a conversation with David Pann, GM of Microsoft’s Search Network, who told us that we could expect Bing’s version of product listing ads sometime this year. This came shortly after a big anti-Google campaign from …

New Bing Product Ads Powered By Adobe Media Optimizer New Bing Product Ads Powered By Adobe Media Optimizer
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Online retailers have a new reason to be excited over their pay per click marketing campaigns.  Today, Adobe has become first to market with their new Adobe Media Optimizer system powered by Bing Product Ads. This new system allows for …

Bing Ads Get Change History Graph Bing Ads Get Change History Graph

Last month, Microsoft announced a pilot for the Change History Graph feature in Bing Ads. The feature provides insights into how changes made to campaigns impacted their performance. The company announced today that it is moving out of pilot mode, …

Bing Adds Brands, Movies, Albums, Places, Software, Sports Teams & Animals To Autosuggest Bing Adds Brands, Movies, Albums, Places, Software, Sports Teams & Animals To Autosuggest
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Bing announced today that it is now including more types of entities in its autosuggest feature, including brands, movies, albums, places, software, sports teams, and animal species. A couple months ago, Bing launched new info about people in autosuggest, so …

Microsoft Adds New Bing Search Ads To Windows 8.1 Microsoft Adds New Bing Search Ads To Windows 8.1
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Microsoft has announced the launch of some new search ads in Windows 8.1, the latest version of Windows which also brings a much more integrated Bing experience all around. The Bing As platform will be available in Windows 8.1 Smart …

Klout Now Factors Bing Searches into Your Score Klout Now Factors Bing Searches into Your Score

Starting today, Klout will begin to factor in another element when calculating your total score. Now, your Klout score includes Bing search prevalence. That means that your Klout score will improve based on how many times you’re searched for on …