Microsoft Adds Social Features to Bing

Just as the other major search engines is scrambling to layer in new social features, Microsoft has now integrated live feeds from the social networking site Facebook into its results.

Separately, Microsoft is demoing a new set of capabilities in the tools it offers Webmasters for boosting their sites’ SEO. e-Commerce Guide takes a look.

Microsoft announced it has integrated live feeds from Facebook into its Bing search engine’s results, making Bing’s social networking ties tighter than ever. Additionally, the company’s developers are working on a significant upgrade to the Bing Webmaster tools.

The move comes as Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) continues to roll out new and enhanced search capabilities in what has been referred to as the Bing spring update. Last fall, Microsoft announced plans to include Twitter feeds in Bing search results.

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Microsoft Bing Becomes More ‘Social’

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