Microsoft boosts Bing filtering capabilities (expecially porn)

Microsoft received severe criticism over ‘Smart Motion Previews for videos’ feature in Bing, and Live Search before it, due to fact that the search engine would enable users to preview unwanted (porn) content adult videos. The company said it was ready to tackle the issue, and “in the next couple of months we will formalize this work so that a broader range […]

Microsoft received severe criticism over ‘Smart Motion Previews for videos’ feature in Bing, and Live Search before it, due to fact that the search engine would enable users to preview unwanted (porn) content adult videos. The company said it was ready to tackle the issue, and “in the next couple of months we will formalize this work so that a broader range of partners, applications and tools can take advantage of [the “adlt=strict”] functionality more easily. In addition, we’re looking for more ways to give consumers more control to ensure that Bing gives them a great search experience. So for right now, we wanted to let people know that you can add “adlt=strict” to the end of a query for safe search results,” explained Mike Nichols. Please see the following two screenshots:

With enhanced search filteration - 1  Enhanced filteration - Part 2