With Valentine’s Day landing Friday, we thought it would be fitting to see what you were searching for when it came to matters of the heart. Below we have pulled together the top love related search trends of the year as well as our favorite Bing features to help you make the most of the day.
Searching for Love
Where people live may have something do with how romantic they are. According to the Bing index, the following 10 cities are where people are most likely to be conducting romantic searches.
1) Atlanta, Georgia
2) Washington DC
3) Detroit, Michigan
4) Dallas- Fort Worth, Texas
5) Salt Lake City, Utah
6) San Francisco, California
7) Columbus, Ohio
8) Los Angeles, California
9) Seattle, Washington
10) Indianapolis, Indiana
And on the flipside, here are the 5 cities where people are least likely to be searching for love.
1) Tampa Bay, Florida
2) Austin, Texas
3) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
4) Grand Rapids, Michigan
5) St. Louis, Missouri
Top Dating Sites
We were interested in seeing which dating sites were most searched on Bing over the course of the last year. Here are the top 10 US sites:
1) Plenty of Fish
3) OK Cupid
4) Christian Mingle
Most Searched for Couples
While some couples blossomed and some split, you couldn’t stop searching this year. Victoria and David Beckham topped the list followed by the freshly engaged power couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.
1) Victoria and David Beckham
2) Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
3) Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
4) Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
5) Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
6) Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen
7) Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
8) Kate Middleton and Prince William
9) Jay Z and Beyoncé
10) Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake
Now that we’ve got you in the spirit, here’s a quick overview of some quick tips to help plan a romantic night with that special someone.
Plan the Perfect Night with Bing Food & Drink app
Whether it’s the first time you’ve stepped into a kitchen, or you’re a seasoned chef, the Bing Food & Drink app is the perfect companion for your Valentine’s Day plans. The app offers instant access to a variety of recipes from top culinary publishers like AllRecipes, popular cookbooks and food bloggers like Food 52, with more being added every day, as well as signature recipes and first hand tips from world-renowned chefs like Wolfgang Puck and Tom Colicchio.Still need some inspiration for date night? Browse the recipe section and select Special Occasion to find dinner, dessert and drink ideas that will wow your special someone. Plus the app offers a wine encyclopedia with information on over 1.5 million bottles of wine, 3.3 million tasting notes and hundreds of the most popular cocktail recipes.
Get Gift Inspiration from Martha Stewart with Bing Boards
Looking for do-it-yourself gift ideas for your significant other? With Bing Boards, we surface compelling content from bloggers across the web including ideas from craft goddess Martha Stewart.
Get a Great Deal on Flowers with Bing Rewards
Just ahead of Valentine’s Day, for a limited time Bing Rewards is taking more than 80% off the $15 ProFlowers eCoupon for our members. Redeem before 2/15/2014 and you’ll enjoy this reward for only 100 credits, usually 525 credits.
Join Bing Rewards and start searching and earning. See the offer here.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
– The Bing Team