Bing News imporved "local news experience, relevance and freshness of content" and more

Bing News have launched features that address some of the most critical pain points: Improving relevance and the freshness of content was at the top of our "to do" list. We've made improvements to news query intent and the speed with which we index news articles. Improved local news experience. can tell you what's going […]

Bing News have launched features that address some of the most critical pain points:

  • Improving relevance and the freshness of content was at the top of our "to do" list. We've made improvements to news query intent and the speed with which we index news articles. Improved local news experience. can tell you what's going on around you, even if you grew up in a town where today's top headline is about the new sidewalks:
  • You'll notice other changes on Bing News homepage as well. You can easily tab through details on the top stories, see more stories "above the fold" and get the details of local weather:
  • Also, the news stories are one of the scenarios where blog and other social media meet their desire to get all the juicy details – especially for entertainment news. A search for "Vienna Girardi" gives you latest news on this story and also allows you to look to see what bloggers are saying and which news stories are most tweeted via Bing Social:

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