After releasing the re-designed Bing Video search experience, Microsoft today announced the updated Bing News experience. The new Bing News experience has modern layout is built for touch and, showcases top trending topics from Facebook, Twitter and Bing as well as related people from across the web.
Adaptive design for any device: Because we should showcase the news in the format that makes sense for you regardless if you’re on a tablet, phone or PC, the new Bing News automatically adapts to fit your browser width.
Trending topics:Bing News now surfaces the latest buzz from Facebook, Twitter and Bing. Cut through the clutter from across the Web with Bing’s real-time view of the most relevant breaking trends and social conversations, available all in one place. At the top of the Bing News page, you can easily browse the latest headlines with the news carousel showcasing the latest trending topics in categories including US, world, local, entertainment, sports, politics, and more. If you search for a celebrity or politician who is making headlines, the recent news topics about that person will also be showcased in the carousel. On the right side of the page, you will see what news is trending on Facebook and Twitter based on popular “likes” and “tweets.”
Trending Now: Earlier this year, Bing announced an expansion to our Satori technology that enables Bing to provide you with answers at-a-glance for people, places and things. By harnessing Satori, Bing News is able to identify people that are associated with trending news. Now, you can see people and places that are related to the latest headlines of the day without needing to click to a new page.