Bing Blogs: Easy set-up guide for Bing’s Content Submission API (Beta)

Bing Blogs: Easy set-up guide for Bing’s Content Submission API (Beta). “Bing already supports the ability for webmasters to notify Bing about URL changes via its Bing URL submission API (setup guide) but now (under Beta launch) also the ability to notify Bing directly about URL along with content changes via Bing Content Submission API. This will not only help webmasters to reach to more relevant users on Bing but also will reduce BingBot crawl load on their sites. This blog post will provide a generic overview along with step-by-step instruction on adopting the same.”

BetaNews: Microsoft’s search engine Bing declares Prince Philip dead… but he isn’t

BetaNews: Microsoft’s search engine Bing declares Prince Philip dead… but he isn’t . “The UK’s Prince Philip has been in hospital recently — which isn’t a huge surprise as he is 99 years old. He underwent a heart procedure on a pre-existing condition and is currently recuperating at King Edward VII’s Hospital in London. Doctors there say he’s doing well. Bing, on the other hand, has declared him dead.”

Bing Blogs: Microsoft Bing delivers more visually immersive experiences that save you time

Bing Blogs: Microsoft Bing delivers more visually immersive experiences that save you time. “At Microsoft Bing we’re looking for ways to give you back time so you can focus on the things that really matter. We’re also looking for ways to move thoughtfully beyond a list of links, to a world of search results that seamlessly combine information with visually rich imagery in a single beautiful view. With that in mind, we’re excited to announce several new search experiences that quickly deliver information in a way that’s intuitive and engaging. The result is a visually rich format that allows you to quickly find what you are looking for without having to sift through large blocks of text.”

Bing Blogs: Plan your day or week confidently with new forecasts from MSN Weather

Bing Blogs: Plan your day or week confidently with new forecasts from MSN Weather. “With so many things that feel outside our control, it’s helpful to know what to expect outside. Whether you are looking for the best time to take a run, planning a road trip, or chasing powder for a ski day, MSN Weather can help. Our new experience delivers accurate, state-of-the-art forecasts; interactive, animated maps that make the weather easy to understand; and timely weather notifications and news for severe weather events.”

Bing Blogs: Bing Search APIs are Transitioning

Bing Blogs: Bing Search APIs are Transitioning. “To reach out to wider audiences, Bing Search APIs will be transitioning from Azure Cognitive Services Platform to Azure Marketplace. Beginning October 31st, 2020, provisioning of any new instances of Bing Search APIs will need to be done via Azure Marketplace. All existing instances of Bing Search APIs, provisioned under Azure Cognitive Services, will be supported up to the next three years or till the end of the customer’s enterprise agreement, whichever happens first.”

Site explorer: SEO-explore your site (Bing Blogs)

Bing Blogs: Site explorer: SEO-explore your site. “Site Explorer provides a unique SEO view of how Microsoft Bing sees your site. It reflects most URLs we have seen on the web, including redirects, broken links, or those blocked by robots.txt, organized in a file explorer-like fashion. Thus, giving you the flexibility to navigate each folder and the URLs contained inside them to understand, debug and modify your site structure as required.”

Bing Blogs: Bing Releases Intelligent Question-Answering Feature to 100+ Languages

Bing Blogs: Bing Releases Intelligent Question-Answering Feature to 100+ Languages . “Recently, Bing expanded its intelligent question-answering feature to more than 100 languages, making AI and Bing itself more inclusive and accessible. What is amazing is this is achieved by using a language agnostic approach. In other words, the AI model generating the intelligent question-answering in Urdu is the same one generating the intelligent question-answering in Romanian.”

ThreatPost: Unsecured Microsoft Bing Server Leaks Search Queries, Location Data

ThreatPost: Unsecured Microsoft Bing Server Leaks Search Queries, Location Data. “An unsecured database has exposed sensitive data for users of Microsoft’s Bing search engine mobile application – including their location coordinates, search terms in clear text and more. While no personal information, like names, were exposed, researchers with Wizcase argued that enough data was available that it would be possible to link these search queries and locations to user identities — giving bad actors information ripe for blackmail attacks, phishing scams and more.”

Search Engine Journal: New Bing URL Inspection Tool

Search Engine Journal: New Bing URL Inspection Tool. “Bing’s new tool provides direct answers and data that not only helps diagnose indexing problems but provides data for solving the issues as well. What’s notable about the tool is that it’s designed to solve SEO related issues. Similar to the indexing solutions, Bing will also give suggestions on how to improve SEO related issues.”

Bing Blogs: Introducing @MSBing_Dev: Your new way to learn all things Bing

Bing Blogs: Introducing @MSBing_Dev: Your new way to learn all things Bing. “Our goal is to create a community-oriented space for users to ask questions, learn, engage, and interact with the people who put time and effort into making Bing possible. Be the first to know what is going on in the world of Bing. Learn some new tips and tricks, watch some demos, and have your questions answered. Whether you’re a webmaster, a tech enthusiast, or just a lover of Bing, our Twitter handle will be a great place for you to learn useful information to enhance your search-life.”

Bing Blogs: Search on Bing to support your local Parent Teacher Association

Bing Blogs: Search on Bing to support your local Parent Teacher Association. “We’re excited to offer parent-teacher associations a new fundraising tool this school year that’s free and easy to use. Give with Bing is a new fundraising opportunity from Microsoft that makes it easy to support nonprofits, simply by searching the web with Bing. Now our catalogue includes PTA groups from around the country, because while things may look different this school year – the learning must go on.”

Bing Blogs: Get your WordPress content indexed immediately using Bing Webmaster Tools plugin

Bing Blogs: Get your WordPress content indexed immediately using Bing Webmaster Tools plugin . “Today, we are excited to announce the release of Bing URL Submissions Plugin for WordPress as open source project. The plugin allows webmasters of WordPress sites to get their content easily, automatically and immediately indexed by Bing as soon as their content is published! Who in the SEO community has not dreamed of such ability?”