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Bing Partners With FOX News On ‘Non-Partisan’ Politics Site Bing Partners With FOX News On ‘Non-Partisan’ Politics Site
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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
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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
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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]
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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]
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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 …

Bing Ads Get Inline Editorial Appeals, Updated Keyword Research Tool Bing Ads Get Inline Editorial Appeals, Updated Keyword Research Tool

Microsoft announced a couple of updates to Bing Ads, including inline editorial appeals, and an improved keyword research tool. The former provides two new views in the Bing Ads Editor where advertisers can appeal all of the rejected items in …

Bing Wants You To Let It Know What Pages “Best Represent You” (And Your Friends) Bing Wants You To Let It Know What Pages “Best Represent You” (And Your Friends)

Bing recently launched Bing Tags, promising to help you “get noticed,” and “show up better on Bing”. The feature lets Bing users tag themselves and their friends in pages around the web, and see what pages their Facebook friends have …

Here’s A “Deep Review” Of Bing Webmaster Tools Here’s A “Deep Review” Of Bing Webmaster Tools
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Bing has released a webinar video featuring a “deep review” of Bing Webmaster Tools, so if you haven’t gotten familiar with it, this is probably a good place to start. It’s an hour long, and chock-full of info. Video: Bing …

Bing Adds Five Times More Facebook Content To Your Searches Bing Adds Five Times More Facebook Content To Your Searches
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Bing has launched some additions to its sidebar today, adding more content from Facebook to the already social-heavy Bing experience launched last year. “Beginning today, each person will see an average of five times more Facebook content from their friends …

Adobe: Google PLA Spend Nearly The Size Of Yahoo-Bing Spend (US) Adobe: Google PLA Spend Nearly The Size Of Yahoo-Bing Spend (US)

Kenshoo recently released some research about Google’s Product Listing Ads (PLAs), the ads that power Google Shopping. The report indicated that PLAs are more effective than text ads, with higher return on ad spend, clickthrough rates, and conversion rates and …

Bing Starts Funding Matchmaking Startup LikeBright Bing Starts Funding Matchmaking Startup LikeBright
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Bing announced today that it has added LikeBright to the Bing Fund, its “angel investor with an incubator”. Bing Fund launched in July, and then unveiled its first startups the following month. These were Buddy and Pinion. LikeBright is the …

Facebook Graph Search Retains Bing as Important Partner Facebook Graph Search Retains Bing as Important Partner

Today, at an event at their Menlo Park HQ, Facebook unveiled ‘what they’ve been working on”: Graph Search. Graph Search is Facebook’s attempt to improve the site’s search function by giving it a massive makeover. With Graph Search, Facebook says …

Bing Tests Weird Competitor Links Under Google Search Result Bing Tests Weird Competitor Links Under Google Search Result
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Well, this is interesting. Bing ran a test, placing links to Facebook, Craigslist and eBay underneath its result for google.com when the user searched “google”. Matt McGee at Search Engine Land noticed what he thought was a bug, until he …

Chandler Style Is Your Inevitable Friends/Gangnam Style Mashup of the Day

You thought Gangnam Style was dead, didn’t you? Well, it kind of is – at least according to PSY. But fear not, another dance craze is ready to rise up and take its place. OPPA CHANDLER STYLE. Comedy Central UK …

When Bing Gets Paid For Shopping Results, It’s A “Happy Accident” When Bing Gets Paid For Shopping Results, It’s A “Happy Accident”
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Last month, Bing launched an attack campaign against Google Shopping, called “Don’t Get Scroogled“. Microsoft’s search engine has consistently been calling out Google’s recent transition form an anyone-can-get-in-for-free approach to a paid inclusion approach for Shopping results, as well as …

Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of …

Bing Image Search Gets Faster And Prettier Bing Image Search Gets Faster And Prettier

Bing announced that it is rolling out some changes to Image Search, including speed improvements and a completely redesigned image viewer. “We ‘dimmed the lights’ around the photo, adding a darker look that makes it easier on the eyes and …

Bing Updates Social Sidebar On iPad Bing Updates Social Sidebar On iPad
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Bing has been tweaking its search results interface for the past week or so. First, they added people and places information to the middle column (Snapshot). After that, they launched a redesign of the social sidebar. Today, Bing has updated …

Yahoo Has A New Search Deal With AVG Yahoo Has A New Search Deal With AVG
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Antivirus maker AVG announced on Thursday that it has formed a new Search and Distribution relationship with Yahoo. AVG’s Secure Search offering is now powered by Yahoo. This is interesting, considering that Yahoo’s own search is powered by Bing. AVG …

Bing Desktop Expands To More Windows Versions, Languages Bing Desktop Expands To More Windows Versions, Languages

Bing has launched an update to Bing Desktop, expanding support to all versions of Windows, XP and higher, and adding four languages. Bing Desktop v1.1 lets you go back through 9 days worth of Bing homepage images and set them …