Microsoft’s new social search to display results from Facebook & Twitter
Microsoft is launching a new social search page that displays results from Facebook & Twitter.
Bing will pull in social content generated on Twitter & Facebook to surface the most relevant updates within seconds of a breaking news event.
Here are some of the highlights that you will find on bing.com/social which will be live later soon:
Status updates and shared links from Facebook fan pages: In addition to Tweets, we also search through Facebook fan page updates and surface matching results. For example, a search for “NBA Finals” will return fan-page content from Facebook, including posts from a local TV station.
Aggregate shared link data for non-fan pages: For non-fan pages, we only surface popular shared links from Facebook users in the aggregate form, and only from users who have set their status updates to be shared with “everyone.”
New homepage: A re-designed homepage that shows improved trending topics derived from both Twitter and Facebook data will also be introduced.
Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.