Bing gets the Facebook friend effect

17 05 2011

Everyone loves an infograph, check below for info on Bings social search

Today, Microsoft’s search engine has announced that its “decision engine” will now be influenced by what they are calling the “friend effect,” basically what is popular with one’s Facebook friends. If you log into Facebook through Bing, you will now receive information on what your friends “like” when viewing search results.

Not only will the new Bing with Facebook simply show you that your friends like a certain result, but the search engine will use the information is gleans from Facebook to actually modify your search results.

Here is a detailed description of what the Facebook integration will look like on Bing, courtesy of the official Bing blog:

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