Bing User Interface

  • Search takes to the cloud as users engage with new actions

    Hold on tight! Search is continuing to evolve, from queries typed into a search box on a desktop to a conversational experience using more natural language on a mobile device. A far cry from its early days, search is now pervasive, always with us no matter where we are: on our phones, in our cars, on our game consoles and on our TVs.

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  • 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- 24 readers -
  • Bing app for iOS brings image-based searching to iPhones

    … did not and vice versa. While I would expect this feature to come to Bing for Android it’s not clear when that might happen. It will also be interesting to see if Google revives image search for mobile at some point. About The Author Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a personal blog, Screenwerk, about…

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  • 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…

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  • 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- 9 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…

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  • Bing Sounds Off – Adds Audio To Homepage

    … Bing announced today it has added audio to its homepage. Using video footage of geese taking flight, Bing’s search blog highlighted how users now can turn on sound for the homepage with an audio icon located in the lower right corner of the screen in line with the video controls. Over time, we’ve evolved the way we tell stories about our world…

    Amy Gesenhues/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 8 readers -
  • Bing Search Adds AMBER Alerts

    … Bing has added AMBER alerts to their search answer box at the top of the search results. Bing announced that this feature was added yesterday “to help increase chances for a safe recovery of abducted children.” The data for these AMBER alerts come from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. If you search for [amber alert…

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