Kim Kardashian, iPhone 5 Top Bing’s Most Searched List

Bing’s Most Searched for Terms in 2012 Most Searched Person Reality star Kim Kardashian beat out Justin Bieber as the top searched for person on Bing in 2012. Kardashian came in second last year behind the pop star. Image via Flickr, Imdan Most Searched Consumer Read More …

Microsoft Asks Consumers to Compare Bing to Google Via a Pepsi Challenge

Microsoft is trying a new marketing gambit to get consumers to use its Bing search engine: A blind taste test. The campaign, called Bing It On, asks users to compare any five search results for Bing and Google side-by-side without knowing which is which, and pick Read More …

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Has a Not-So-Amazing Bing Product Placement

Peter Parker — also known as “The Amazing Spider-Man” — is many things: a science-loving nerd, social outcast and secret superhero. But is he a Bing user as well? A scene in the new movie that shows Parker doing a Bing search is already being Read More …

Why We’re ‘Only in the Early Days’ of Social Search

Web searches aren’t what they used to be. Now, you can get relevant search results pooled not only from images, videos, news articles and blogs, but also Facebook friends, connections on Twitter and even Gmail. “Just as search engines try to improve algorithms, companies such Read More …

Microsoft’s Bing now supports emoji

Microsoft’s search engine Bing announced support for emoji, enabling users to type in the special characters into mobile or desktop search and receive results based on their meaning. Bing says the feature, which will be available in English markets, is a way for users to Read More …