SEO

Microsoft Bing updates search results interface to make it more visually immersive

Microsoft announced several updates to Microsoft Bing Search that make the search experience more “visually immersive,” the company said. This update goes across many different search features including recipe results, image search’s similar looking items, expandable search result carousels, infographic knowledge panels and the local answers design. Let’s go through each update briefly below. Infographic-like […]

SEO

Bing applies AI and natural language models to autosuggest, People Also Ask

Bing is now using natural language generation models (models that generate text) to improve its autosuggest and People Also Ask (PAA) features, the company announced Wednesday. It is also expanding the use of natural language representation models to extend its question answering and semantic highlighting features globally. Real-time phrase suggestions. Bing’s automatically generated search suggestions […]

Retail

Bing Shopping opens up to free product listings

Organic product listings are now available in the Bing Shopping tab, Microsoft announced Monday. They are currently offered to Microsoft Merchant Center store owners with approved offers, and will launch with a small volume of traffic this month. The ability to promote products for free is currently only available to merchants in the U.S., but […]

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Bing supports rel=sponsored & rel=ugc

A new tidbit found in the updated Bing Webmaster Guidelines is that Bing now supports rel=”sponsored” and rel=”ugc” attributes on your links. This is in addition to Bing supporting the rel=”nofollow” link attribute, which we know it has supported since its introduction over ten years ago. New link attributes. These two new link attributes were […]

SEO

Bing updates its Webmaster Guidelines

Bing has vastly updated its Bing Webmaster Guidelines. The new updated guidelines is broken down into multiple sections including: How Bing finds and indexes your site Help Bing understand your pages How Bing ranks your content Abuse and examples of things to avoid Previous guidelines. It has been a while since Bing updated their guidelines. […]

Retail

Bing brings visual search to product ads

Bing has added new visual search features to its sponsored Shopping results, the company announced Thursday. Users can click on the visual search icon in the Shopping search bar or in a product result to search for visually similar items. This feature has launched for clothing and shoes, with an expansion into home decor planned […]