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  • Bing Predicts More Than 95% Of The Senate, House & Governor Elections

    While some may be surprised with just how red the U.S. elections went last week, it appears Bing knew all along. Following last Tuesday’s national elections, Bing announced it had predicted more than 95 percent of the called races for state Governors, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. We did better head-to-head than renowned forecasters including Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight.

    Amy Gesenhues/ Search Engine Land- 16 readers -
  • Bing: It’s Unlikely That We’ll Take Search Share Away From Google

    Microsoft’s Director of Search admitted this week that Bing isn’t likely to put a significant dent in Google’s search market share. Stefan Weitz appeared Tuesday at the Web Summit conference in Ireland, where he told attendees that Bing instead wants to focus on making its search technology an important part of mobile apps and other things that people use every day.

    Matt Mcgee/ Search Engine Land- 18 readers -
  • Bing Images Adds Animated GIF Filter

    … Bing announced there is a new filter within Bing Images to let you only see animated GIF images. Animated GIFs are a grouping of images that may appear as a movie but are just a series of images. You can now filter your image searches on Bing by the animated GIF type. Google Image search added this feature in March 2013. Personally, I love…

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  • Bing Now Lets You Search By Emoji

    Want to search for something using popular emoji characters? Microsoft’s Bing search engine now supports this. Bing announced the news in a post today, sharing some examples of why you might want to do this. For one, perhaps you want to know what exactly a particular emoji means. Enter that into the search box, and Bing will tell you: More interesting is that you can combine emoji with words.

    Danny Sullivan/ Search Engine Land- 8 readers -
  • Who’s Really Winning The Search War?

    … more accurate. To achieve this goal, I drafted a survey to capture a holistic view of users’ search engine behaviors to try to get the most accurate measure of their search engine loyalties. Survey To Determine True Market Share Users were queried about their awareness of search engines. Small search engines like Blekko and DuckDuckGo, as well…

    Eli Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 19 readers -
  • Microsoft Revs Beat ($23.2B) But It Sells Less Than 10M Phones

    … This afternoon Microsoft reported fiscal Q1 revenues and profit, beating Wall Street estimates for both the top and bottom lines. Quarterly gross revenues were $23.2 billion. Adjusted profit was $0.65 per share. The company’s “devices and consumer business” (Office home, Surface, Xbox, Phones) brought in $10.96 billion. Enterprise (“commercial…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 14 readers -
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