Find Famous People and Places in a Snap

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In May, Bing launched a new three column look, which was designed to fundamentally change how you interact with search to help you do more. One of the key elements of the new search experience is the middle column, which we refer to as snapshot. With snapshot, Bing brings relevant information and services, such as maps and restaurant reviews and reservations, which are directly related to your search within the…

Bing Adds Quora Experts to Social Sidebar

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Search is amazing at amassing and presenting the right information from across the web to help you find what you’re looking for, learn new things and get stuff done. At Bing we think there’s a ton of value in not only surfacing the right information, but also surfacing the right people to help in your search. In the spring, we introduced a social sidebar that allows you to tap into…

Make a Good Search Impression with Bing’s Linked Pages

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Whether it’s an old friend, a former classmate or (ahem) yourself, searching for people is one of the most common things we do on the web. Last year, we took the first step to bring expanded search results of your Facebook friends into Bing, making it easier to find friends and friends of friends more quickly.  With people search being such a high volume pastime, we’re taking it a step further…

Winners Announced: “Friends Don’t Let Friends Decide Alone” Twitter Giveaway

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Congratulations to the winners of the “Friends Don’t Let Friends Decide Alone” Twitter Giveaway! On June 1st, we gave $100 towards a night out with friends to 5 lucky @bing followers. All they had to do was tweet a reply to a question asking what decisions they make with their friends. That, along with the inclusion of the #decisions hashtag, put them in the running. The 5 lucky winners were…

Bing Feature Update: Bing News with Real-Time Twitter feed and Enhanced Entertainment Sharing

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Over the past few months, we have been working hard to help customers make more informed decisions in search by surfacing the kind of information you can only get from your friends, often in real-time.  Today, we are pleased introduce two new ways to experience Twitter and Facebook on Bing. Bing News adds real-time Twitter updates: Awhile back we introduced Bing social which lets you plunge into the real-time tweet…

Bing expands Facebook “Liked Results”

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A few months ago, we announced an exciting partnership with Facebook to make search more social. As part of that work, we introduced Liked Results, which promotes links your friends have publicly liked or shared via Facebook. Today we are extending Liked Results to annotate any of the URLs returned by our algorithmic search results to all users in the US. While we are very excited to talk about our next development, we’re…

Bing Gets More Social with Facebook

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Please note that information contained within this post has been updated.  For the latest information regarding Bing social search features please see the following update. - Bing Team, 11/2/2010 As you read in Satya’s post, today we announced a significant expansion of our partnership with Facebook, where Bing will provide much more personalized experiences to you by allowing you to bring your Facebook friends into your search experience. We think the…

Twitter User Recommendations on Bing Social

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As the internet continues to evolve, we find there are more new “signals” coming in to search that enable us to provide customers with more relevant, real time and connected results. Our work with Twitter and Facebook over the last year or so has helped us create what is in effect a “social layer” for search that brings social information into the search experience in real time. This is an…

Use Bing Social to search Facebook and Twitter

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Back in October of last year, bing.com/twitter launched the first ever search experience powered by the Twitter firehose. Today at SMX Advanced, Bing’s Senior Vice President, Yusuf Mehdi, sat down with Danny Sullivan to announce bing.com/social – the first search experience integrating the full Facebook firehose with non-pages content. Below are some of the highlights that you will find on bing.com/social which will be live later today: Status updates and…