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81: new post   Bing SERPs Update
WebmasterWorld Members are reporting a Bing SERPs update.
Nov 24, 2011
82: new post   Firefox Now With Bing
Firefox with Bing offers the latest version of Firefox with Bing set as your home page and the default setting in the search box and AwesomeBar (where you can also type in queries as well as Web addresses). If you already have the latest version of Firefox, then you just need to download the Bing Search for Firefox Add-on to set the same preferences.
Oct 26, 2011
83: new post   Microsoft Launches Bing Deals
Instead of building another program, we're harnessing deals from major providers and retailers, including Groupon, LivingSocial, Nordstrom, Target and many others, to help you cut through the clutter and find the best deals in one central location.
Sept 26, 2011
84: new post   Microsoft's Plan For Bing: It's Not Going To "out-Google" Google
Lu said Microsoft could not and would not try to "out-Google" Google. Instead, it must "change the game fundamentally."
Sept 21, 2011
85: new post   Hitwise Data: Bing Increases Share Again
Google accounted for 65.09 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending August 27, 2011. The combined Bing-powered search comprised 28.99 percent of searches for the month, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 15.89 percent and 13.10 percent, respectively. The remaining 64 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis report accounted for 5.92 percent of U.S. searches.
Sept 9, 2011
86: new post   Yahoo Traffic Data Now Integrated Into Bing Webmaster Tools
Bing Webmaster Tools will now be showing integrated data from Yahoo within certain areas and reports. Given the combined effort the Search Alliance represents, it makes sense to showcase relevant data from both engines within a webmaster account. Most areas and data within the accounts will not be affected.
Aug 18, 2011
87: new post   SEO for Bing - a discussion with Bing's Duane Forrester
Duane Forrester, known here as "bingdude" and Senior Product Manager of Bing's Webmaster Outreach Program, engages WebmasterWorld members in a dialog about SEO for Bing. He included a couple of surprises, including how Bing looks at the meta keyword tag as a signal/
Aug 16, 2011
88: new post   Yahoo's Organic Search In Europe Now Switched to Bing
On August 3rd, the transition of Yahoo! Search back-end technology over to the Bing platform begins for France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the UK.
Aug 5, 2011
89: new post   Bing Adds Features To Its Webmaster Tools
Through the Honey Badger update, as we're calling it, you'll see noticeable investments in both areas as we launch a revised webmaster experience here at Bing. In fact, you can count on more monthly content being added in the near future as we work through a list of topics we'll be covering.[br][br]Crawl delay configurable by the hour[br][br]Index Explorer[br][br]User and role management
June 9, 2011
90: new post   Microsoft Bing's Stefan Weitz: "Traditional search is failing."
Bing's approach to social data is to focus on delivering what it believes will characterize search in the future: An engine that anticipates a user's needs and helps make decisions, finding the most relevant information without the user having to put in an undue amount of effort. But whether it will be able to distinguish itself from Google's efforts to go social remains to be seen.[br][br]"Our mission is literally to deliver knowledge by understanding intent. What that implies is that we understand the web as this digital representation of the real world," Weitz said. "We've now mapped almost every single square inch of the planet, we know where buildings are, we know who the people are, we know what tasks people are accomplishing, we are literally creating a semantic model, or a model, for everything in the world."
May 20, 2011
91: new post   Bing Adds Facebook 'Friend Effect' With Collective IQ To Search
Today, Bing is bringing the collective IQ of the Web together with the opinions of the people you trust most, to bring the 'Friend Effect' to search. Starting today, you can receive personalized search results based on the opinions of your friends by simply signing into Facebook.
May 17, 2011
92: new post   HitWise: Bing Busts Through 30% - Takes Share from Google
"Bing-powered search in the United States just broke the 30% barrier, clocking in at 30.01% in March according to Hitwise. That was a rise from its February tally of 28.48%. [br][br]Google in the same time period dropped from 66.69% to 64.42%, ceding that ground to Bing. [br][br]Both Yahoo search, which Bing powers, and core Bing.com searches rose during the month. Market share for Bing.com rose from 13.49% to 14.32%, and Yahoo powered searches rose from 14.99% to 15.69% of the market." [br]
Apr 12, 2011
93: new post   Microsoft Creates Bing Search App For iPad Users
Called "Bing for iPad" and available for download Thursday, the application has been custom-designed for the Apple tablet's sharp and touch-sensitive display. It also has a feature that Bing offers only via this iPad application, called Trends, which displays popular searches of the past week.
Apr 8, 2011
94: new post   Bing's Stefan Weitz on The Future Of Search
Bing director Stefan Weitz, who is shaping Microsoft's search engine as it goes head to head with Google's, predicts search will disappear in the next few years.[br][br]Search engines will not cease to exist, but their tasks will become less and less visible and more and more intuitive, Weitz said.
Apr 5, 2011
95: new post   Bing Improves Its Mobile Browse Experience
...we launched updates to the Bing for Mobile browse (m.bing.com) making it easier for you to get and view information while on the go.[br][br]New features in this update include better and faster image search, real-time transit and directions, app search for the iPhone, and more.[br][br] Utilizing HTML5, the new features are offered on Smartphone browsers for the iPhone and Android.[br][br]If you have a Windows Phone 7 device, don't worry, Windows Phone 7 just announced that it will support HTML5 later this year so these updates will work great at that time.
Mar 23, 2011
96: new post   Bing Teams Up With KAYAK In Travel Search
Teaming up with KAYAK, a leading innovator in travel search, allows us [Bing] to provide a more comprehensive travel search experience. In the coming weeks KAYAK will provide flight search results in the U.S. from multiple cities, airports and airlines, giving customers access to a larger set of flight itineraries as they work to plan and book travel on Bing. [br][br]For Bing, this means we can focus our development resources on delivering even more unique and valuable features for customers. In essence, this lets us do more for our customers as we continue to invest in next-generation travel experiences.
Mar 5, 2011
97: new post   Bing Goes More Social and Extends Facebook "Liked" Results
"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."
Feb 25, 2011
98: new post   Bing Testing Personalized and Location-Based Search
...something relatively simple: automatically tailoring search results based on your physical location. As 76% of people use search engines to plan trips, events or social gatherings, Bing Local has always provided you with maps to nearby business listings, authoritative reviews and areas of interest. Starting today, we're going a step further with new improvements that take into account where you are and serve locally relevant information directly in the body of the results page.[br][br]Second, we're introducing a feature that helps Bing present the most relevant website based on an individual's previous searches.
Feb 17, 2011
99: new post   Google Finds Bing Using Google Serps as Ranking Signal
Bing has been watching what people search for on Google, the sites they select from Google's results, then uses that information to improve Bing's own search listings. Bing doesn't deny this.[br][br]As a result of the apparent monitoring, Bing's relevancy is potentially improving (or getting worse) on the back of Google's own work. Google likens it to the digital equivalent of Bing leaning over during an exam and copying off of Google's test.
Feb 1, 2011
100: new post   Bing SERPs Update?
"Anyone else seeing changes in their Bing positions?"
Nov 20, 2010
101: new post   Bing Connects With Facebook For A More Social SERPs Experience
"Today we are announcing these two new exciting features with Facebook, Liked Results and Facebook Profile Search."
Oct 14, 2010
102: new post   Control Between Yahoo vs Bing Ads?
"Wouldn't it be a good idea to have the ability to show Yahoo Search users a different set of ads than you would show Bing users?"
Oct 10, 2010
103: new post   Bing Launches Rewards (Preview)
"We're launching a preview of Bing Rewards in the US and look forward to collecting user feedback to help shape and improve the program."
Sept 22, 2010
104: new post   Bing Maps Adds Transit Routing Directions
"So, for those of you who like to take the bus, subway, or local rail you now can turn to Bing Maps."
Sept 17, 2010
105: new post   Blogger Ranking in Bing vs Google vs Yahoo
"...so Yahoo is definitely not just a clone of Bing's index. If you narrow the search terms in Yahoo! to include the specific part number mentioned in the blog post then it jumps to #3 but the more generic term doesn't rank anywhere close to Bing's."
Sept 4, 2010
106: new post   Microsoft's Test With Yahoo Remind Webmasters To Get Into Bing's Index
"During this testing phase, it's important to look at how your site is showing up in search results on Yahoo! and Bing today,..."
July 22, 2010
107: new post   Updated Bing Webmaster Tools
"The redesigned Bing Webmaster Tools provide you a simplified, more intuitive experience focused on three key areas: crawl, index and traffic."
July 21, 2010
108: new post   Bing Search Share Up 88% Since Launch
"Bing's short-term climb is impressive, but a longer view shows Microsoft's upstart search engine making even bigger inroads against its main rival.
July 10, 2010
109: new post   Bing Query Language - seriously geeked-out Advanced Operators
Bing just published (and publicized) an extensive list of Advance Operators. What a look into their search technology this offers! For example, here's a description of the advanced operator norelax:
July 1, 2010
110: new post   Bing Entertainment: Search and View Movies, Music, TV, etc
"...the company unveiled Bing Entertainment, which provides the ability to search, view and - depending on the medium - purchase films, TV, music and games."
June 23, 2010
111: new post   Bing/Yahoo Search Alliance: Tests Begin
"Algorithmic transition for US and Canada before Holiday 2010, estimated August/September."
June 17, 2010
112: new post   Microsoft Cashes in Bing Cash Back
"...we will be retiring the Bing cashback feature, which means that the last day you can earn cashback will be July 30, 2010."
June 5, 2010
113: new post   Where Does the Bing "More On This Page" Info Come From?
"Looking at the hover feature on Bing that shows additional information found on that page, I am wondering where some of that data comes from. For my webiste they are listing a phone number for a different company. This phone number is nowhere in the code of the page."
Apr 2, 2010
114: new post   A Week With Bing
"I have decided to spend a week using Bing and reporting here on how things go."
Mar 30, 2010
115: new post   Bing Search Engine Update - Many New Features
"Today we previewed a cool new map application, which brings real time data from foursquare into our Silverlight maps experience..."
Mar 25, 2010
116: new post   Bing Maps Adds Telescope Lens
"Microsoft is adding a star-gazing feature to its Bing Maps service."
Mar 18, 2010
117: new post   Microsoft Continues Fast Paced Search Innovation
"...we've made a number of updates to the Bing Maps platform to bring this idea to life through high resolution imagery from outer space all the way down to the front door of the bakery."
Feb 12, 2010
118: new post   Facebook search to be powered by Bing.
Microsoft gets to power the search box in Facebook
Feb 8, 2010
119: new post   Balmer Calls Google's Decision to Leave China - Irrational
"Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, in a speech to oil company executives in Houston on Thursday, criticized Google for its threats to leave China after cyberattacks allegedly launched by Chinese hackers."
Jan 27, 2010
120: new post   Bing's IIS SEO Toolkit
"The free IIS SEO Toolkit gives you an easy way to improve discoverability and user experience for your Web sites."
Jan 25, 2010
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