It’s all about timing. Bing’s inability to take market share from Google in the search industry and Facebook’s focus on improving their internal and external search abilities has made it seem to be a perfect match since the NY Times suggested the possibility last year. The timing simply hasn’t been right and the discussion hasn’t… Continue reading Should Facebook buy Bing?
At SXSW, Matt Cutts discussed many topics in his panel with Danny Sullivan. The most interesting portion was the answer to a question about how large companies were able to muscle out “ma and pa websites” with aggressive optimization techniques. Cutts replied by saying this: “What about the people optimizing really hard and doing a… Continue reading The Google crackdown on SEO has begun
The romance between Twitter and Bing will continue. The two announced the renewal of their real-time search partnership, fittingly enough, via Twitter late yesterday. Over the course of their back-and-forth tweets, Twitter and Bing reminisced about their past two years of working together and agreed to continue their partnership, alluding to “bigger and better things”… Continue reading Twitter and Bing continue their real-time search partnership
When Facebook, Microsoft, and a mysterious website known as Make-My-Baby go to town, everyone wins. Everyone, that is, except for us. The company uses a fairly simple affiliate marketing technique that is not only spammy but also potentially dangerous. It lures people in via Facebook ads… a lot of them. Only AT&T and Match.com contribute… Continue reading Facebook’s 3rd Biggest Advertiser is a Pure Microsoft Bing Affiliate Spammer
This is worthy of note because honestly, it simply doesn’t happen every day. Bing has actually beaten Google to a feature. Through its King of Bing Maps contest, Microsoft is getting its hands on some clever new tricks. One feature of particular note is Bing’s sudden ability to calculate cab fare. Simply select a region… Continue reading Bada-Bing: Microsoft Actually Beats Google to a Feature
When Bing first launched, we all treated it a little like the little engine that couldn’t; why, we all asked, would anyone switch from Google to Bing? As time has gone on, however, Bing has become more compelling, particularly with its map features. Now, there’s one more reason to use Bing, as they’ve integrated information… Continue reading Foursquare Integration One More Reason Not to Laugh at Bing