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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 …

Bing Now Lets You Search Images By Usage Rights Bing Now Lets You Search Images By Usage Rights
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Bing has launched a new image search feature that allows you to filter image results by license. You can elect to see only results in the public domain, those that are “free to share and use,” “free to share and …

Twitter Tests Bing-Powered Translations Twitter Tests Bing-Powered Translations

Twitter is currently testing a new auto-translate feature for tweets on the Twitter desktop site, and it’s powered by Bing. The new translations appear directly under the original tweets, and they note the language in which the translation derives. The …

FTC Updates Search Engine Ad Disclosure Guidelines FTC Updates Search Engine Ad Disclosure Guidelines

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has updated is guidance to the search engine industry regarding the need to distinguish between advertisements and search results. Search industry veteran Danny Sullivan wrote a letter to the FTC just over a year ago …

Bing Launches ‘Bing Boards’ Search Experiment Bing Launches ‘Bing Boards’ Search Experiment

Bing announced a new search experiment today called Bing Boards, which it describes as a way for people to create “highly specialized” content specifically for search. Bing notes that it doesn’t usually announce its experimental features, but felt it should …

Bing Improves Voice Search On Windows Phone Bing Improves Voice Search On Windows Phone

Bing has made some improvements to its voice recognition capabilities to make voice search on Windows Phone devices more accurate and faster. “Voice search is supposed to be seamless and efficient, but sometimes your phone misses important words and takes …

Wow, A Lot Of Stuff Just Happened In SEO Wow, A Lot Of Stuff Just Happened In SEO
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It’s been a pretty big week for search and SEO news. There have been a lot of announcements, not only from Google, but from Google competitors. Let’s recap, and discuss in the comments. Which of the latest announcements do you …

Bing Maps Gets Tons Of New Bird’s Eye Imagery Bing Maps Gets Tons Of New Bird’s Eye Imagery

Bing announced today that it has made some updates to Bing Maps, including the addition of its biggest batch of bird’s eye imagery to date. They’ve added about 270 terabytes of data, which they note is the equivalent of 100,000 …

Can Bing Put A Bigger Dent In Google Searches? Can Bing Put A Bigger Dent In Google Searches?
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Bing has been struggling to make a significant dent in Google’s share of the search market since its launch, but Bing’s share has been slowly growing over that time. While Bing still has a very long way to go if …

Bing Talks New Siri Integration Bing Talks New Siri Integration

As previously reported, Apple unveiled some new Siri features for iOS 7 today at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Among them is some new Bing integration, which will see Bing delivering web results when people search with Siri, and it doesn’t …

Siri Gets More Knowledge Graph-Like With Wikipedia, Bing Siri Gets More Knowledge Graph-Like With Wikipedia, Bing

While demonstrating iOS 7 at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced some new Siri features. Among them, integration of Bing web search results. Siri has a new interface, and even a new male voice. It now understands more types of …

Bing Desktop Adds Facebook Notifications, Inline Search & More Bing Desktop Adds Facebook Notifications, Inline Search & More
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Bing announced today that it’s rolling out some new features for Bing Desktop. These include inline search, new desktop apps, an updated news experience and Facebook notifications. “Bing is continuing to build on the useful and convenient experience used by …

Microsoft Talks Bing On Windows 8.1 Microsoft Talks Bing On Windows 8.1
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As previously reported, Windows 8.1 is adding an updated Bing experience. Now, we have a better idea of what that entails, as Microsoft has just put out a blog post about them. With the new Bing experience on Windows, you’ll …