Quantcast

Bing Articles

Bing Expands Its Knowledge Graph-Like ‘Snapshots’ Bing Expands Its Knowledge Graph-Like ‘Snapshots’

Last year, Bing launched its “Snapshots” feature, which shows direct answers for searches on the results page. The feature was updated in December for people and places, and it looks a great deal like Google’s Knowledge Graph. Today, Bing announced …

Bing Tests Authorship-Looking Images In Search Results Bing Tests Authorship-Looking Images In Search Results

It appears that Bing is experimenting with showing pictures of people in search results similar to how Google does with its authorship feature, but for when results are about a person, rather than written by them. Danny Sullivan at Search …

Bing Desktop Updated With More Customization Options Bing Desktop Updated With More Customization Options

If you are a regular Bing user, chances are you use the Bing Desktop. At first, the application only brought a simplified version of the Bing search bar to desktops. After an update late last year that added a number …

Microsoft’s ‘Scroogled’ Campaign Is On The Way Out [UPDATED] Microsoft’s ‘Scroogled’ Campaign Is On The Way Out [UPDATED]
· 3

Bing’s “Scroogled” campaign, the one that not-so-subtly claims that you’re getting screwed by Google on a everyday basis (Bing says that it’s not Screw-gled, but Scrooge-led, like Ebenezer). is on the way out. According to KQED, the TV, newspaper, and …

Bing Fund Adds Sonar To Its Roster Bing Fund Adds Sonar To Its Roster

Bing announced today that it has added another company – Sonar – to its Bing Fund roster. Bing Fund was launched last year as an “angel investor with an incubator”. In August, Bing unveiled its initial startups. Now, after remaining …

Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is? Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is?
· 56

Last week, Microsoft launched a new “Scroogled” campaign. In case you don’t recall, the company launched a campaign under that name during the holiday season, calling out Google Shopping for its paid Google Shopping model (a move that has been …

Bing Launches Sitemap Plugin (Beta) Bing Launches Sitemap Plugin (Beta)

Bing announced the launch of a public beta program for the Bing Sitemap Plugin, an open source server-side offering, which generates XML Sitemaps (compliant with sitemaps.org) for sites running on IIS and Apache. The plugin can generate both comprehensive sitemaps …

Bing Adds Some ‘Ghosting’ To Autosuggest Bing Adds Some ‘Ghosting’ To Autosuggest

Bing announced that it has made a change to its Autosuggest feature, which it says makes the search experience faster by completing your query when they’re “confident” they “really know” what you’re looking for. Bing refers to its latest development …

Butler University Study: ChaCha Beats Google (And Others) For Mobile Q&A Butler University Study: ChaCha Beats Google (And Others) For Mobile Q&A
· 1

Butler Business Accelerator has released findings from a new study of mobile search engines and question and answer platforms. The study says ChaCha answered questions better than ten other mobile search engines and Q&A platforms including Google, Bing, Yahoo, Siri, …

Microsofties Say It Would Be Hard For Yahoo To End The ‘Search Alliance’ [Report] Microsofties Say It Would Be Hard For Yahoo To End The ‘Search Alliance’ [Report]
· 1

One thing seems clear. Yahoo is working on a turnaround in search. What is less clear is how big a role Microsoft will play in that. Last month, when Yahoo released its earnings report for Q4 and the full year …

Bing Gives ‘Friends’ Photos’ Facebook Feature A Makeover Bing Gives ‘Friends’ Photos’ Facebook Feature A Makeover

Bing announced that it has made some adjustments to the Friends’ Photos social search feature it launched last year. Updates include a new look and interface and a new “slideshow mode”. “You may be familiar with the modern user interface …

Bing’s Real-Time Reactions To The State Of The Union Address [Infographic] Bing’s Real-Time Reactions To The State Of The Union Address [Infographic]
· 12

Bing launched a new Politics site with “Bing Pulse” ahead of the State of the Union address, and is now sharing some insights from the endeavor. “Last night, millions of Americans tuned into President Obama’s State of the Union address …

Report: Yandex Surpasses Bing In Search Queries Report: Yandex Surpasses Bing In Search Queries
· 3

According to a report from Search Engine Watch, citing numbers from comScore, Yandex is now bigger than Bing in terms of worldwide monthly search queries. Search Engine Watch’s Michael Bonfils says Microsoft sites processed 4.477 billion queries while Yandex processed …

Bill Gates Wants You to Bing It On. Seriously. Bill Gates Wants You to Bing It On. Seriously.
· 3

Bill Gates has just finished up his first-ever reddit AMA, answering users’ questions for just under one hour. Among the topics of discussion included Microsoft, coding, his wealth, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, vaccines, and yes, Bing. Replying to …

Faith Hill, Carly Rae Jepsen Top Grammy Searches [Bing] Faith Hill, Carly Rae Jepsen Top Grammy Searches [Bing]

Carly Rae Jespen may not have won a Grammy for her YouTube smash Call Me Maybe, but she was still one of the most searched for artists for Grammy-related searches, according to Bing. The search engine has released its lists …

Bing Partners With FOX News On ‘Non-Partisan’ Politics Site Bing Partners With FOX News On ‘Non-Partisan’ Politics Site
· 374

Bing announced today that it has partnered with FOX News Channel and Foxnews.com to launch Bing Pulse, enabling users to give real-time feedback to President Obama’s State Of The Union address. This is part of a new political destination site …

Bing Does Another, Slightly Different Blind Search Test Bing Does Another, Slightly Different Blind Search Test
· 5

As you may have read, Microsoft is attacking Google again. This time, they’ve extended the “Scroogled” campaign to call out Google over ad targeting in Gmail, based on a feature that Google has openly implemented since Gmail came out. But …

Microsoft Uses “Scroogled” Ads To Attack Decade-Old Gmail Feature Microsoft Uses “Scroogled” Ads To Attack Decade-Old Gmail Feature
· 7

Microsoft is at it again with a new “Scroogled” campaign (you know, the ads where Microsoft attacks Google for things). The whole thing is a promotion for Microsoft’s Outlook.com. The basic premise is that Google serves you ads in Gmail …

Bing Launches Video Results In Windows 8 App Bing Launches Video Results In Windows 8 App

Bing announced today that it has released an update to its Windows 8 app that includes touch-friendly video results, in addition to web and image results. The update is available in 12 countries. The video results, of course, feature infinite …

Bing To Launch Skype-Integrated Click-To-Call Mobile Ads This Year [Exclusive] Bing To Launch Skype-Integrated Click-To-Call Mobile Ads This Year [Exclusive]
· 1

As previously reported, Microsoft has some new ad products for the Yahoo Bing Network on the way this year. Notably, we should be seeing Bing product listing ads (similar to Google’s) before the year’s over. Microsoft Search Network GM, David …

Bing About To Get Google-Like Product Listing Ads [Exclusive] Bing About To Get Google-Like Product Listing Ads [Exclusive]
· 15

We spoke with David Pann, GM of Microsoft’s Search Network, and he tells us that we can expect Bing’s version of product listing ads sometime this year. This may raise a few eyebrows, considering Bing’s heavy campaigning against Google’s PLA-based …