Search Facebook Friends’ Photos On Bing

Microsoft announced on the Bing Search blog that you can now search Bing to discover your friends’ photos within Facebook.

If you activated the social bar within Bing and enabled Facebook to connect to Bing, then your search results in the Bing social bar may have photos from your friends’ Facebook feeds. You can also browse and search Facebook photos directly at

Here is a screen shot of how it looks in the Bing Social Bar:

Here is a screen shot of the full Bing Friends’ Photos search page:

Microsoft says “your Facebook privacy settings are always respected.” Adding, “your Facebook friends will only be able to see the photos you have made viewable, and you will only see photos your friends have made viewable, and your photos will never be shared with the public.”

Related Topics: Channel: Social | Microsoft: Bing | Microsoft: Bing Social Search


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  • Sanket Patel

    It is really tremendous that now bing and facebook both are connected, people can see pictures on bing also, i think bing put more efforts to beat Google because recently it announce many changes in their search engine.

  • Divi Fernando

    This is something that Google+ already has. Google+ friends in your circles can view your photos on your plus page in Google images.

  • Brent Mckay

    Chris comesky

  • Clayburn Griffin

    I can kinda see friends’ photos inside Facebook. I have yet to see the point of anything Bing Social offers.

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