VIDEO from Bing and Synaptic Digital: Bing Helps You Make Decisions with Your Facebook Friends
REDMOND, Wash., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Decisions just got easier with the addition of new social search features to Bing, the decision engine from Microsoft. By bringing together the power of search and Facebook, people can now receive personalized search results based on the opinions of their friends simply by signing in to Facebook. New features make it easy to see what people's Facebook friends like across the Web.
See video from Bing at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/Bing/Friends Decisions now can be made not just with facts, but with the opinions of trusted friends and with the collective wisdom of the Web, resulting in smarter, faster decisions. Also now available is the new Bing Bar, which includes the first universal Like button, making it easy for people to like any page on the Web.
"By integrating Facebook Likes directly into its search results, Bing is bringing a whole new element to search that will provide personally relevant information based on the interests of the user's friends and family to help them make more informed decisions," said best-selling author and Bing spokesperson, Emily Liebert. "My book 'Facebook Fairytales' focuses on amazing connections people have made through finding each other on Facebook, and Bing's new search features will only help make these connections easier and more frequent." Broadcast-quality video, screenshots and more information about updates to Bing, are available at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/presskits/bing.
About Bing Bing, the decision engine from Microsoft Corp., represents a new generation of search. Bing was developed to deliver results in a visually stunning way that makes it easy for users to find the information they need. People today expect more than 10 blue links on a page, and Bing is Microsoft's first step in a broader effort to evolve search into a more refined tool that helps people cut through Internet clutter. Designed with today's searchers in mind, Bing provides intelligent tools to simplify tasks and help people make fast decisions.
06NY11-1258 SOURCE Synaptic Digital; Bing