Bing Tags Expands, Makes Pages Linked To Your Profile Public

bing-search-featured Search engines continue to go old school, encouraging people to "tag" content in a way that makes it feel like it's 1999 all over again. Today, Bing makes another push in that direction, making content you tag with "Bing Tags" more visibile. Honestly, I feel like this tagging crazy is simply Google and Bing falling down on the job. It used to be that we praised search engines for moving away from the tagging that was popular with them in the mid-to-late 1990s. That's because they were getting smart enough to know that every word on a page was effectively a tag rather than forcing human bein [...]


Bing Linked Pages Now Called Bing Tags

bing-b-logo Earlier this year, Bing announced a new featured named Bing Linked Pages, that feature is now named Bing Tags. The feature allows you or your friends to "tag" web pages and documents in Bing's index as being related to you or your friend. The purpose is to make the search results for you and your friends more personalized as well as richer. Now, instead of going to bing.com/linkedpages, you go to bing.com/tags and tag the pages related to you and friends. Also, Bing renamed how it looks in the search results. From saying "linked to" to saying "tagged." A Before Shot: An After S [...]


Bing Posts To Facebook Timeline If You Use New “Linked Pages”

(44) Greg Sterling Yesterday, Bing rolled out a new "Linked Pages" feature that looks interesting. But using the feature gives Bing permission to post to Facebook on your behalf. That's a lot of permission that seems necessary only as a way for Bing to pimp itself. It also means your friends might soon be posting Linked Pages to your Facebook Timeline. How Linked Pages Look With Linked Pages, you can add pages that will appear in association with your name or those of your friends, when those pages are viewed by you or others you are friends with on Facebook. For example, here's how my page now looks, in a sea [...]


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