Bing Adds People Autosuggest: Find Celebrities & Colleagues With Public LinkedIn Profiles

According to Bing, people searches account for roughly 10 percent of all searches on Bing, second only to navigational queries. Today, the company announced updates to Bing Snapshot with people autosuggest which provides a thumbnail image and brief description of individuals related to people searches. The screenshot below shows suggestions on a search for Michelle Williams.

The people autosuggest also works for colleagues that have public LinkedIn profiles.

Bing People Snapshot


Bing says that they’ll be adding autosuggest enhancements for places and things to Snapshot.

Related Topics: Channel: Search Marketing | Microsoft: Bing | Microsoft: Bing Snapshot


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  • Sydney Hadden

    Hm, I’d never even heard of Snapshot. Wonder if this will transfer to products as well? Could be interesting for review sites, product details, or e-commerce.

    Thanks for the article Ginny!


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