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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 …

Windows 8.1 Comes With Bing Upgrade Windows 8.1 Comes With Bing Upgrade

Update: Bing now has an official post about the new features. Windows 8 is about to get a big dose of Bing, according to reports. We’ve already seen the return of the Start button in a leaked screenshot of Windows …

Bing Launches News Carousel Feature For Bing News Bing Launches News Carousel Feature For Bing News

Bing announced the launch of a new feature in Bing News called the News Carousel. When a user searches for a person of note (i.e. a celebrity or politician), they will see a visual carousel with current topics related to …

Bing To Add Klingon Language To Translator To Market ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Bing To Add Klingon Language To Translator To Market ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Update: Bing has now made the official announcement. Bing is reportedly adding the Klingon language to Bing Translator as part of a marketing deal between Microsoft and Paramount, as the studio prepares to release Star Trek Into Darkness. While we’ve …

Bing Autosuggest Adds More People Info Bing Autosuggest Adds More People Info

Bing announced the addition of some more information about people in its autosuggest feature. Now, when you search for celebrities, politicians, athletes, or people with LinkedIn profiles, Bing will provide info about that person in the drop-down with the search …

Bing Gets More Tightly Integrated With Facebook Bing Gets More Tightly Integrated With Facebook
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Bing has added a bit more Facebook integration to its social search features. Now, you can comment on and like Facebook content right from Bing. “Bing already lets you view Facebook updates and comments from your friends in sidebar, but …

Microsoft Extends Revenue Guarantee To Yahoo In ‘Search Alliance’ Microsoft Extends Revenue Guarantee To Yahoo In ‘Search Alliance’

In a recent financial filing, Yahoo cited that Microsoft extended its revenue guarantee in the two companies’ ongoing “search alliance”. This is a guarantee that Microsoft has so far failed to live up to, but continues to extend, presumably, to …

Bing Heads To Google, Kansas Bing Heads To Google, Kansas

Bing is at it again with another “Bing it On” challenge. Actually, it’s pretty much the same challenge, but they’re challenging people again. Bing says in a blog post, “With the newest version of the Challenge site, in addition to …

Bing Webmaster Tools Gets Geo-Targeting, New Malware Tool Bing Webmaster Tools Gets Geo-Targeting, New Malware Tool
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Microsoft has launched two new features for Bing Webmaster Tools: a new malware tool and geo-targeting. If Bing detects that a site is serving malware (either willingly or unwillingly) it will send a notification to the webmaster in Bing Webmaster …

Is This The New Bing Logo? Is This The New Bing Logo?

Microsoft recently presented at a design conference in Norway,and provided a glimpse at some potential new logos for some of its big brands, including: Bing, Skype, Yammer and Xbox. The Verge shares two videos from the conference, indicating that the …

Bing Rebrands Bing Business Portal As Bing Places For Business Bing Rebrands Bing Business Portal As Bing Places For Business
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Bing announced the launch of Bing Places For Business today. Essentially this is just a rebranding of Bing Business Portal at a new destination: bing.com/places. Bing senior product manager Ginny Sandhu says, “We know time is in short supply when …

Bing Takes Another Swing At The Deals Space Bing Takes Another Swing At The Deals Space

Bing announced Bing Offers today. This is a searchable collection of local deals on the web, aggregated from a “broad” set of partners. Sound familiar? That’s probably because they launched Bing Deals two years ago, another deals aggregator. Apparently that …

FairSearch Doesn’t Like The Way Google Does Thing Bing Does FairSearch Doesn’t Like The Way Google Does Thing Bing Does
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As previously reported, the EU has finally released documents clearly stating its concerns with Google’s competitive practices and listing, for the first time, Google’s actual proposals for settlement. Ahead of the release, the FairSearch Coalition (a group of Google competitors …

Bing Truncates SERPs More Aggressively (Until Users Hit The Back Button) Bing Truncates SERPs More Aggressively (Until Users Hit The Back Button)

After some experimenting and monitoring user behavior, Bing has made some changes to the way its shows search results. Bing R&D Partner Architect Dr. Ronny Kohavi discussed Bing’s testing and findings in a blog post. Much of the findings seem …

Bing Suggests You Search for ‘Sex Games for Kids’ and a Bunch of Other Questionable Queries Bing Suggests You Search for ‘Sex Games for Kids’ and a Bunch of Other Questionable Queries

Updated with comment from Microsoft below. Like Google, Yahoo, and most other search engines, Bing offers to autocomplete queries in their search box. While Google calls this feature “autocomplete,” Bing calls it “search suggestions.” Well, it looks like Bing is …