Bing User Interface

  • Will chatbots become part of the consumer search experience?

    …, it is unclear whether chatbots will become a permanent feature in search results. Even if they do, it will likely be in the middle to long term. We should keep a close watch on the direction search engines are moving, but at this early stage, this type of integration is more suited to brands with a healthy test-and-learn budget. For these brands…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 14 readers -
  • Search takes to the cloud as users engage with new actions

    … is no longer just sending users to websites; search engines are now surfacing information directly in the search results, learning from our interactions to help us take action and get tasks completed more quickly than ever before. New actions in the SERPs and on the go In a continuous effort to deliver highly relevant, contextual results, search…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 17 readers -
  • Bing gets smart: adds trivia, quizzes & polls

    … Bing wants to pull more users via its homepage, and is using trivia to do it. Last month, the site began posting trivia questions in place of “hotspots” on Bing.com. The trivia questions relate to Bing’s image of the day and display when you hover over the graduation cap icon now showing on the homepage. Answering the trivia question…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 34 readers -
  • Bing app for iOS brings image-based searching to iPhones

    … Bing has updated its iPhone app to enable image-based search. The feature allows users to take a picture or use an existing image as the basis of a search. While convenient and potentially useful, it’s a bit hit and miss right now. To access image search, touch the search icon on the home screen and then the camera icon in the lower right…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 12 readers -
  • Bing Adds Interactive Solar System To Search Results

    … Go to Bing and search for [Solar System] and you will get this pretty cool interactive solar system map. The map lets you speed it up, pause it and reverse the trajectory. You can also rotate the solar system and click into the different planets or stars, which show overlays as you play with the interactive map. Here is a screen shot…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 11 readers -
  • Bing Adds Lottery & Powerball Numbers To Search Results

    … Bing announced you can now check to see if your lottery ticket matches the winning lottery numbers just by searching Bing.com. Weeks ago, both Bing and Google failed at showing lottery numbers in their search results. Now you can search for [powerball] or [california lottery] and so on on Bing to pull up the quick answer box to show…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 11 readers -
  • Bing Updates Its Logo With Uppercase “B” & New Teal Blue Color

    … Bing has updated its logo, changing the “B” to uppercase and switching out the color from yellow to a teal blue. A Microsoft representative told Search Engine Land that it felt like the right time to freshen things up. “Bing is a successful standalone business and also a key component of many experiences inside and outside of Microsoft,” said…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 10 readers -
  • Bing Adds A Internet Speed Test Tool To The Search Results

    … Some users are seeing a new feature on Bing, a feature that lets you test how fast your internet connect speed is. All you have to do is go to Bing and search for [speed test] or [internet speed test] and you might see it yourself. I personally cannot replicate this, but Windows Central was one of the first to spot this. Here is a screen shot…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 6 readers -