Real Time Search Engine For Government Information

The US federal government now has a real time, Twitter-style search engine that allows people to find the most current government information. People can search for specific subjects, like “energy tax credit” or browse general topics like “agriculture” to find relevant government documents and blog postings from 144 federal departments. Just like on Twitter search, […]

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Bing Search Results Recommend People On Twitter

Last week the Bing search engine strengthened their commitment to social search by adding recommendations of people to follow on Twitter in their search results. When users search for a topic on Bing social, they now get a list of recommended Twitter users to follow for that topic. The Twitter user results appear on the […]

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Bing May Use Facebook Data For Social Search Results

According to AllThingsDigital.com, Microsoft is in negotiations with Facebook to use social recommendations from users in Bing web search results. If a search agreement is reached between Microsoft and Facebook, Bing would mine anonymous user data from Facebook ‘Likes’ to return search results that are based on popularity within the Facebook social network. Microsoft sees […]

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Bing Search Engine To Delete User Data After 6 Months

Responding to privacy concerns from groups regarding the length of time and amount of information that search engines store on users, Microsoft announced that it will remove the IP addresses associated with Bing searches after six months. User data from Bing searches had previously been saved by Microsoft for 18 months. Microsoft has agreed to […]

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Real Time Search Wars: Google vs Bing

Real-time search is getting bigger everyday with two search engine heavyweights Google and Bing vying for top dog in the fast-moving real-time search space. Bing has launched a real-time search service that returns results based on Twitter and Facebook popularity. Bing’s real-time search shows a search tag cloud which displays current popular search terms from […]

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