Bing Feature Updates This Week- “Liked Results”, Tiles, Autosuggest Flight Prices

Bing, the decision engine from Microsoft is making smart moves to one up the current market leader Google.

1) Bing which has very deep relationship with Facebook has extended “Liked Results” to annotate any of the URLs returned by our algorithmic search results to all users in the US. So whenever you search for an item, you will find the social impact on the query.

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2) Bing’s travel vertical gets a small  update which might be handy if you are a frequent traveller.

“With Autosuggest Flight Prices natural language capabilities, you can simply type “Fly to Chicago” or “Chicago Flights” and Bing will immediately recognize where you are, in this case Seattle, and instantaneously display the Price Predictor based on your location.”

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3) Bing hasn’t made this feature official, but this feature is realised by users across the world. When you search for items like movie name for example, Bing presents you with tiles which displays some useful information such as movie ratings, no.of views,etc along the sides of results. Bing won’t display tiles for all of the results, but they will display only for the links from their partnered websites.

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Source: Bing Search Blog

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