Bing Launches Social Search Features

Bing announced Bing Social search today at the SMX Advanced keynote. Bing Social search should be live shortly at

Features include:

  • Status updates and shared links from Facebook fan pages
  • Aggregate shared link data for non-fan pages
  • Re-designed homepage that shows improved trending topics derived from both Twitter and Facebook data

For more details, see the Bing Blog. Also be sure to see Bing Social Search Now Recommends People To Follow On Twitter, which goes into detail about how the predecessor of Bing Social Search works, Bing Twitter Search Bing Social Search folds Bing Twitter Search into Bing Social Search, adding Facebook data into the mix.

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Microsoft: Bing


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