Google Australia rolled out its revamped and slightly Bing-like search results page overnight, and in the process dumped the up-front option to search only ‘Australian sites’.
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Not too long ago, Google and Bing seemed fully focused on adding as many social features to their search engines as possible. For Google, that meant adding lots of Google+ features and for Bing it meant making the best out of its exclusive relationship with Facebook.
Bing has a bit of an image problem and despite its best efforts, Microsoft claims, many people still have the perception that Google is simply “better.” To combat this, the company is launching its Bing It On challenge today. The challenge is essentially a Pepsi Challenge for search results.
Oh Bing, all ye searchers, visual and triumphant, oh search ye, oh search ye, visually with Bing. Come and besearch Bing, be the King of Bing, O come, let us adore Bing, O come let us adore Bing, O come let us adore Bing, Christ this intro’s a stretch.
Facebook has been steadily improving its own search engine for a while now and lately has been dropping some major hints about the service. I guess Facebook felt it was about time for the other shoe to drop and that shoe was Bing Search.
In an effort to create more synergy between its products, Microsoft’s search platform Bing has announced that Office 365 Premium is now available to users. The five apps included in the add-on for the newly launched Office 365 and Office 2013 make it easier for users to insert information and images directly from Bing searches into their documents.
Google is now displaying music lyrics at the top of its search results pages when you search for “song name” plus “lyrics” on Google – a move that may reduce the number of visits to music lyrics sites that now rank highly in Google Search, like azlyrics.com or songlyrics.com, for example.