Introducing Schema.org: Bing, Google and Yahoo Unite to Build the Web of Objects

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We’ve been talking for a while about the need to rethink the search experience to better reflect both the changing web and advancing user habits. One of the biggest challenges and opportunities we see is to literally create a high-definition proxy of the physical world inside of Bing. In other words, we want to be able to model the world in which we all live to the level that search…

More exciting news from Bing and Yahoo!

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Today we marked a very important milestone in our search alliance with Yahoo!.  As David Pann outlined in his post, as of today, Microsoft’s adCenter advertising platform is now powering all the paid search listings for searchers on both Bing and Yahoo! in the US and Canada. This is exciting news for advertisers looking to reach a broader audience that comprises almost a third of online users in the US…

Exciting News From Bing and Yahoo!

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In our last update we shared that we had begun testing Bing results in Yahoo! search as we move forward with our transition. Today I am happy to share that Bing is powering Yahoo!’s search results in the US and Canada (English only for now, the other languages will come in the weeks and months ahead). So what’s next?  We continue to work hard on the migration to adCenter, and…

Exciting Times for Bing and Yahoo!

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By now you have probably seen the exciting news about our agreement with Yahoo!. We are totally fired up to be partnering with such a great set of folks, and look forward to seeing what we can achieve for customers by working together to bring a strong #2 into the search space.  This is great news for Bing and is a great accelerator to the work we are already doing. …

Microsoft, Google, Yahoo! Unite to Support Sitemaps

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Today, we are excited to announce that Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! are coming together in support of the SiteMaps protocol.  The goal of this effort is to improve search results for customers around the world.  This protocol enables site owners everywhere to tell search engines about the content on their site instead of having to rely  solely on crawl algorithms to find it. So, why are we excited to work…