Bing Mobile App brings porn to iPhone - Bing iPhone app 'upcoming fixes'

Now, that a new Bing Mobile app for iPhone is available, purveyors of mobile porn are sounding the alarm over its potential to hurt demand for their sites and apps. “Move over adult mobile marketers, Microsoft’s coming for your market share with release of a free iPhone app for its popular, porn friendly Bing search […]

Now, that a new Bing Mobile app for iPhone is available, purveyors of mobile porn are sounding the alarm over its potential to hurt demand for their sites and apps. “Move over adult mobile marketers, Microsoft’s coming for your market share with release of a free iPhone app for its popular, porn friendly Bing search engine. Both praised and criticized for ease and efficiency which it presents hardcore adult entertainment, Bing has been making industry headlines since its launch. That situation isn't likely to change anytime soon, as the extent of new app's porn-viewing prowess becomes better known. According to MG Siegler, Bing has always been exceptionally good at finding porn, and its new iPhone app is no different. "The porn results are nothing, if not impressive," Siegler said. While both Google and its iPhone app allow users to search for porn, most observers note that the process is more difficult and the results less gratifying than with Bing and its app,” reports xbiz.

Microsoft is also addressing some issues in Bing app for iPhone:

  • Using voice search outside the U.S. crashes app: As a temporarily work around, go to Settings > General > International and change your Region Format to “United States.”
  • Bing app officially supports 2nd gen iPod Touch devices, but support for 1st generation devices is on the way.
  • No search results outside the U.S.: As a temporarily work around go to Settings > General > International and change your Region Format to “United States.”