Major Nelson Teams with #BingIt to Discuss All Things Xbox LIVE

  With last week’s release of Xbox LIVE update including Bing on Xbox voice search, we invited Larry Hyrb (better known as Major Nelson) to join us for this week’s #BingIt conversation. Larry’s renowned blog “Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson” provides an “inside” look at all things Xbox. Join us on Wednesday, December 14th from 12-1pm PST, when Larry will be sharing his Xbox knowledge and will be on...
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Shenae Grimes from 90210 Joins #BingIt Today to Talk About Giving Back During the Holidays

Actress Shenae Grimes plays the role of Annie Wilson, a Beverly Hills transplant from Kansas on the CW’s hit show 90210. Despite the fancy zip code, Shenae’s heart – especially during the holiday season – is focused on giving back through her charitable movement, Spread The Heart, and her recent Art Basel photography exhibit on the homeless called Travelers. Check out the video from Miami:

Spiking Black Friday & Cyber Monday Searches on Bing

In addition to just releasing our Bing End of Year Search Trends yesterday, we also saw some interesting spikes in search terms over the big holiday shopping weekend, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The following data reflects search terms with a higher than normal spike in volume. Black Friday Spiking Search Terms: Searches for retailers spiked on Black Friday, including Toys R Us, Best Buy, Target, Old Navy, Macys, Wal Mart, Home Depot...
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Savings Expert Andrea Deckard Joins #BingIt with Tips for How to Get Black Friday Deals All Season Long

  Andrea Deckard is the mind behind, a popular site dedicated to helping people save, earn and find the best deals on the web. With Black Friday over and the holiday shopping season in full swing, we could all use some advice on how to still capture great deals, without having to wake up at 3 AM. With that in mind, we invited Andrea to join our #BingIt Twitter chat this Wednesday, November 30th from 12-1pm PT. After...
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The Top 2011 Searches from Bing: A Year of Breakthroughs and Heartbreaks

According to Bing searches, 2011 was the year of musical superstars, continued celebrity fascination, saving money, concern for human tragedy and new royalty. From rising stars and weddings to intense trials and natural disasters, Bing has captured history through the searches that mark the year’s most important people, places and moments in time.

5 Minutes for Mom Joins #BingIt with Holiday Survival Tips

  Whether it’s planning the family feast, finding the perfect gift or grabbing a parking spot at the mall, holiday decisions can be overwhelming. With that in mind, we have invited Susan Carraretto, one half of the identical twin blogger team behind 5 Minutes for Mom to join the #BingIt crew this Wednesday, November 9th at 12 p.m. PT. Susan is an internet loving, passionately driven, crazy busy mom who changed her life online and is...
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Cooking Guru Ellie Krieger Joins #BingIt to Help You Make Healthy Holiday Dish Decisions

It’s November which means the holidays are already upon us! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we’ll be hosting a #BingIt Twitter event with America’s favorite healthy cooking expert Ellie Krieger. Krieger is a Registered Dietician, New York Times’ best-selling author (her latest book “Comfort Food Fix” came out on October 17th) and host of “Healthy Appetite” on The Cooking Channel. Ellie...
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Craft Test Dummies Join #BingIt to Share DIY Tips for Fall

  Jenny Barnett Rohr is a self-taught craftista and the brains behind the nationally renowned do-it-yourself site Craft Test Dummies. Jenny believes that creativity is innate and that when you tell your inner critic to just shut up already you can have a lot of fun and learn something about yourself. In that spirit, she will be chatting with the BingIt team about ways to unlock your inner crafter this Fall. You’re invited to join the...
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Looking to Throw the Perfect Football Tailgate? Join Experts from Bing and Tailgater Monthly Magazine for Tips and Tricks

Football is in the air! Burgers versus brats; team jersey versus body paint; pregame barbeque or post game party — all important game-day decisions for football fans and tailgaters this time of year. To help inform your tailgating decisions, we are teaming with Tailgater Monthly Magazine so they can share their tips with you. Join us Wednesday, September 28 from 12-1 PM Pacific/3-4 PM Eastern, for a one-hour Twitter event discussing...
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Bing Travel Forecast: Thanksgiving and Christmas Airfare and Hotel Prices Down In U.S.

  Ready or not, it’s time to start planning for the holidays. While we’re still basking in the glow of a glorious summer, holiday travel is just around the corner. To help, the Fareologists at Bing Travel have delved into their algorithmic crystal ball to issue a preliminary forecast for the 2011 holiday travel season. Travelers in the U.S. can expect holiday cheer this season as airfare and hotel prices are expected to drop...
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