Bing beats Google to the Pinterest image goldmine

One of the most appealing parts about Pinterest is that the content is curated by humans. The power of social media that Google and Bing have always wanted to get their hands on is the human element that can enhance what the algorithms already try to do. Now, Microsoft’s search entrant has one thing Google does not.

Here’s a trick question: Who or what is better at collecting and curating photos — people or computers?

For Microsoft’s Bing, the answer is both.

The search engine announced Wednesday that it has partnered with Pinterest to bring photo pin boards to its image search function.

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