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  • Blog Post: Facebook Friends Now Fueling Faster Decisions on Bing

    At Bing, our mission is to help you make faster, more informed decisions. We designed a new way to experience search, focusing on great design, task completion, instant answers, and vertical categories like shopping and travel to help you make decisions faster. While we’ve made great strides in...
  • Blog Post: Show Your Soccer Team Pride with the New Fan Flair App on Facebook

    Today is the official kick off of the 2010 FIFA World Cup ! And we thought what better way to show your team pride then to deck yourself out in your team’s colors and share it with your friends. No matter what team you are rooting for over the next few weeks you can show your pride with our...
  • Blog Post: Enhanced Cooperation with Facebook on Search

    Facebook has been a close and valued partner of Microsoft for a number of years. We have worked together on several fronts all designed to create great experiences and services for our users. As we begin 2010, we are stepping up that collaboration yet again. Here is a sense for what we are up to:...
  • Blog Post: Introducing My Bing News on Facebook

    Current events are often hot topics among friends. Whether it’s the latest news about an election, the latest celebrity rumors, or how your favorite player did in last night’s game, we all have interests we follow and share with friends. Our interests are personal and we all have unique preferences...
  • Blog Post: Keeping you in the know for the Olympic Games

    Did you catch the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics last Friday to kick off the games? To access that and all the latest videos from the games and for a snap shot into all the Olympic excitement visit www.msn.com to view the Winter Olympics module at the top of the page. There has been a...
  • Blog Post: New Signals in Search: The Bing Social Layer

    The technology search engines employ to retrieve that needle in the information haystack is staggering and humbling; it's one of the things that get us fired up to come to work at Bing every day. Today we announced an exciting expansion to our long-term partnership with Facebook. Specifically,...
  • Blog Post: Bing’s new social search features arrive today

    Today we are completing our deployment of our new social features that we built in partnership with Facebook. We’re really excited to get these features in the hands of all our US users. As with all the work we do at Bing, we have been focused on user feedback in an effort to make sure the features...
  • Blog Post: Make a Great Impression with Bing Tags

    First impressions are important – and in the digital age, putting your best foot forward on the web is just as critical. Last year, we launched Bing Tags * to let you tag yourself or your friends in pages across the web. By connecting with Facebook on Bing, you could also see which pages your Facebook...
  • Blog Post: Bing Goes Farming

    O.K. - pop quiz: which social media game boasts an active fan-base of roughly 31 million players every day? Here’s a hint: it’s a happy place where you can plant virtual crops that can be harvested, or ask your neighbor to chase away raccoons. If you guessed Farmville, then you’re correct...
  • Blog Post: Share the Likes: Celebrate Your Trusted Friends with Bing and Win

    When it comes to making decisions, you’ve always trusted your friends to steer you in the right direction. Now we’re making it easy to bring your Facebook friends with you while you’re using Bing . Whether it’s helping you decide where to eat or what not to wear, your trusted...
  • Blog Post: Bing for Mobile Updates Launch Today

    As Satya outlined in his post , it’s an exciting time for Bing for Mobile. Last month, Windows Phone 7 hit store shelves showcasing an intuitive implementation of Bing, organizing search alongside the most common things that you do every day. The excitement continues today with the launch of...
  • Blog Post: Facebook "friends" Live Search

    Today we're excited for our friends at Facebook. Now Facebook users in the U.S. have the option to "Search Facebook" or "Search the Web." In addition, adCenter is delivering search ads alongside those results. For me that means getting great search results while receiving highly relevant ads that are...
  • Blog Post: Bing for Mobile Browse Gets More Social

    Today we unveiled an update to Bing for Mobile Browse (m.bing.com), which includes a number of new features to help you make faster, more informed decisions while on the go. Today’s updates make it easier to share on Facebook, access news, see local listings and directions in one view, reference...
  • Blog Post: Facebook Friends, Video and Movies Arrive on Bing for Mobile Browse

    Today we’re taking the wraps off a new set of features that will enhance your Bing for Mobile Browse (m.bing.com) experience. Now you can explore and watch the hottest videos, make faster decisions with the help of your Facebook friends and decide on the right movie for a night out: “Liked...
  • Blog Post: Evolving Search on Facebook

    Almost two-and-a-half years ago, Bing and Facebook started down a path to make search more social. We both firmly believed that people possess the keys to unlock a world of knowledge previously inaccessible via traditional search. There was increasingly an opportunity to improve discovery on the web...
  • Blog Post: Get your photo on Bing.com

    We continue to hear that one the favorite features of Bing is the rich and interactive daily image that appears on the Bing homepage. In fact, one of the questions we get asked the most is whether people can submit their own pictures. And now we can say yes! We've launched our first ever photo submission...
  • Blog Post: Watch The Hangover Part II Red Carpet Event Live on Facebook.com/Bing

    This week we rolled out a new set of features that help you make better decisions by delivering a more personalized search experience based on the opinions of your friends on Facebook. In that spirit, we are pleased to be a part of the sequel to the most popular “friend” comedy of all-time...
  • Blog Post: Search and Browse your Facebook Friends' Photos on Bing

    Looking for that epic shot from last winter’s ski trip? Or the I-could-die-laughing photo of your roommate’s cat dancing? With more than 300 million photos uploaded to Facebook per day, photo viewing is one of the most popular things people do on Facebook. Bing now lets you quickly find that...
  • Blog Post: The Bing Social Sidebar Gets a New Look

    At Bing, we realize that sometimes the most useful information doesn’t come from ten blue links. By bringing together knowledge from social networks with traditional web results, Bing is the only engine that saves you time allowing you to make decisions with greater confidence based on the input...
  • Blog Post: Bing Feature Update: Share Your Dreams with Bing Travel Wish List

    If you’re like me, you probably have a long list of places you’d like to visit in your lifetime. I bet your friends and family have their own lists as well. But up to now, there hasn’t been an easy way to share these dreams with your friends and see what travel aspirations they have...
  • Blog Post: Tag Your Friends When Searching on Bing

    Last month, we introduced the new Bing with a social sidebar that lets you ask friends for ideas and recommendations as you search.Now you can involve even more of your Facebook friends by typing their name and tagging them when sharing a search. This allows you to effortlessly tap into the collective...
  • Blog Post: Bing Social Updates Arrive Today: For Every Search, There is Someone Who Can Help

    Search is great at retrieving information from across the web to help you find what you’re looking for and get more done. But, more often than not, we look to the people we trust to help us make decisions and get stuff done. At Bing, we believe that for anything you want to get done on Bing, there...
  • Blog Post: Bing Gets More Social with Facebook

    Please note that information contained within this post has been updated. For the latest information regarding Bing social search features please see the following update. - Bing Team, 11/2/2010 As you read in Satya’s post , today we announced a significant expansion of our partnership with...
  • Blog Post: Winners Announced: “Friends Don’t Let Friends Decide Alone” Twitter Giveaway

    Congratulations to the winners of the “ Friends Don’t Let Friends Decide Alone” Twitter Giveaway ! On June 1 st , we gave $100 towards a night out with friends to 5 lucky @bing followers. All they had to do was tweet a reply to a question asking what decisions they make with their friends...
  • Blog Post: Last day to “Rate” Our School Needs entries!

    We've received over 700 incredible entries to the Our School Needs contest - now is your last chance for you to "rate" them, and help us choose which schools will move on to the semi-finals. What are "ratings"? Beside each submission, you've probably noticed the little...