Bing Social Search - Revolutionizing the Search technology


Ever wondered if the Search Engine could include comments and suggestions from your friends? Ever wondered if experts could give you advice on your search? Ever wondered if your search results could be discussed with your friends- creating a sort of forum to enhance your search? Here’s Bing Social Search which provides answers to the questions, promising to revolutionize the technology of search. Let’s explore it more.

Technology is evolving every moment giving form to the new ideas that pop up in one's mind. Searching is such a big tool which is the basic query to quench ones thirst of knowledge. Bing is also one of the popular Search Engine like Google, Bing has been in demand especially in the United States of America- A simple search engine to search your tags. So what's it that brings Bing to news all of a sudden? It is the amalgamation of Bing with Facebook and Twitter for an innovative kind of Search that will make search more social in nature or "the Social Search"

What is the Social Search?


Few months back in Google + came up with a concept "Search, plus your world" It was aimed at searching including facts and data from the Google + accounts that one holds. It was basically done to popularise the concept of social search.

What is different in the Bing Social Search?


The point that makes it different is that Google + included data and facts only from Google+ Account. However, Bing will include data from a lot of other social networking Sites like FaceBook, Twitter, Blogger, LinkedIn, Foursquare and many more. It connects all the networks, consolidates all their data and then gives you the perfect search.

How does Bing Social Search Works?


Bing Social Search includes the data available on all the social networking Sites as a database while searching. Further, Bing promises to launch an interactive Interface with three slots. Whenever anyone types in some words for search, it displays the results into three slots. The leftmost slot includes the data which is available from the general search. The Middle Slot includes reviews and snapshots related to the particular search and the left slot is the one which is the highlight. It includes data that is filtered out from the social sites. So all in all, one gets to experience a satisfied search leaving no scope of ambiguity. This is an innovative search methodology and one of its kinds.

Screen-Shot of the New Bing Social Search

What is the highlight of this Bing Social Search?


People generally tend to consult friends and know one for any particular piece of information. For example let's consider I want to go for a summer vacation trip to Darjeeling and what to search the famous Site seeing places. No doubt the search engine is a great tool to help but it would be fantastic if my friends from Facebook who have already visited the place or are staying there give me their valuable suggestion. And not just your friends on the social networking Site, the search will automatically take suggestion from experts of the particular area to exhibit the perfect search results. For example if the search is regarding using Windows 8 or its new features, it will include the reviews and comments of your friends in your Social Group as well as comments of Microsoft team on the subject too. The snapshots of those places could be the icing on the cake. Now this is what Bing Social Search promises to give-a complete search experience.

When will it be launched?


Regarding its launch, it's too early to comprehend anything as of now. Bing has already announced the fact that it will be joining hands with Facebook and Twitter-the two most popular social networking Sites. However, it has not commented anything on its launch date or its probable launch date. Giving a whole new twist and redefining the meaning of Search is what is really aims at. With such an innovation it sure will create wave in the society.


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