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Facebook search to be powered by Bing.

Drops Microsoft PPC, adds Bing search

     
7:12 pm on Feb 7, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Facebook announced this morning a deal with Microsoft: they're dropping the Microsoft ads; in turn, Microsoft gets to power the search box in Facebook.

What is Bing's marketshare now? They're in Yahoo (#3) and Facebook (#2).
9:08 pm on Feb 12, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Ah, the essence of Facebook. It seems like they are well on the move. What the final end to their moves will be is yet to be seen.
An interesting take I just found on auctionbytes titled Study Shows Online Shoppers Look for Sales on Facebook.

I tried to post the link to the article but it keeps getting scrambled. So, let me do it a more covert way. It's auctionbytes .com/cab/abn/y10/m02/i10/s04
8:19 pm on Mar 15, 2010 (gmt 0)

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It started. Do a search in Facebook. The web search results are powered by Bing.

That was fast.
9:49 pm on Mar 15, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Just wait until Bing powers the Iphone search as well.

With Apple now suing HTC over Android, they have taken the gloves off and what was once a cozy relationship has given way to all out war even if it does mean they align with MSN for a period of time while they get their own search together.

It's going to be interesting to say the least.
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