Bing Voice Search

  • Why retailers shouldn’t overreact to the voice search revolution

    …. Maybe voice search isn’t a big deal right now for retailers specifically, which all of the brands studied are. I’ll speak more to why this is probably the case later, but fingers crossed on Google Search Console voice search reporting actually becoming a thing, so that we can track this traffic more confidently. Comparing like queries is important…

    Andy Taylor/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 14 readers -
  • Son of Siri: Viv aims to go way beyond today’s digital assistants

    … by third party providers via back-end API integration thereby cutting out the SERP. However that vision was only partly realized before Apple acquired Siri. And while Cupertino has certainly improved Siri’s functionality and usability, it hasn’t invested to enable Siri to achieve its full potential. Now Viv hopes to pick up where Siri left off…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Land- 8 readers -
  • Microsoft Silences “Hey Cortana” In US Version Of Android App

    … An update to Microsoft’s Cortana app for Android removes the “Hey Cortana” hands-free activation feature. Updated December 20, the new version of the app lists three “what’s new” features: Improved app stability Enhanced call and text features Removed “Hey Cortana” feature for US market Hey Cortana was reportedly removed because the feature…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 9 readers -