The New Bing: Facing Up To Facebook

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is undergoing a major revamp with changes to the screen architecture to reflect the integration of advice from Facebook. The new updates appear on the right-hand side the results under the heading of Friends Who Might Know. In the future Microsoft suggests these results would later include Google+ as well as Twitter, Foursquare, Quora and Linkedin. To find out more, The Verge has published this movie:

Note: The Bing changes will be rolled out first in the US over the next few days with the rest of the world to follow.

Does this make you think more about using Bing in preference to or alongside Google?

Do you think you could rely on your social network to provide answers to your queries?

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