Bing Snapshot Rolling Out 'People and Landmarks' Categories

Bing Snapshot, a middle column of the new three column look for the Microsoft social search experience, that offer relevant information and services, which are directly related to search within the main results page --today received an update "now letting users find famous people and places in a Snap" with the launch of two new […]

Bing Snapshot, a middle column of the new three column look for the Microsoft social search experience, that offer relevant information and services, which are directly related to search within the main results page --today received an update "now letting users find famous people and places in a Snap" with the launch of two new categories in snapshot called "people and landmarks."

With snapshot, Bing does the heavy lifting by organizing useful information so you can act more quickly.

Now when you search for a famous person, celebrity or place, "bing will present relevant facts about that person in the center part of the screen so you can quickly find what you're looking for without having to click through to another site or page."

Bing snapshot also now cover famous people and places as well as now added different sources including reviews and new modes of interaction.

"Right on the main results page, you can make more informed decisions about topics related to people. You can even stay up-to-date on your favorite celebrity with a summary of current information like recent movies, albums, and related celebrities, instead of a list of blue links. You can watch movie trailers, listen to and purchase music, with just one-click," bing added.

Bing notes, that it will be adding additional categories in the coming weeks!

Bing Snapshot gets people and landmarks categories

Bing Snapshot details people and landmark information