Bing Tags Expands to a Broader Audience; Get Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps Training Kit

Bing Tags are now visible to a broader audience--simply select the pages you want to tag and those pages will show up in search results. Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps Training Kit made up of a PowerPoint slide deck which serves as an overview to create a Windows Store App using Bing Maps is now available for download.

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Bing Tags allows you to tag yourself or your friends on pages across the web by connecting with Facebook on Bing, you could also see which pages your Facebook friends have been tagged in -- has now been expanded maing tags visible to a broader audience.

Your tags are only visible to friends until you approve and make them public. "If a friend tags you to a page, we will not surface it outside your network until you confirm the link is the one you want showing up in search results," Mirosoft stated.

"Now simply select the pages you want to tag and those pages will show up in search results. Whether it's your Twitter profile, blog, or that art portfolio you're proud of - Bing Tags lets you highlight the pages that best represent you," Microsoft wrote.

You can also help your friends by tagging relevant pages about them by just "taggin your friends to show them some love, and once they've approved the tags, the pages will appear on Bing," the company added.

Go to Bing.com/tags to get started!

bing tags now visible to more

In other Bing news, Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps Training Kit is now available and is made up of a PowerPoint slide deck which serves as an overview to create a Windows Store App using Bing Maps.

"The slide deck also includes information on existing applications which use Bing Maps that are in the Windows Store. In addition to the training deck there are 2 labs. The first has been designed for the JavaScript developer and the second, for the Native code developer," Bing said.

Each lab is made up of multiple exercises and should take around 90 minutes to complete.

Download the Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps Training Kit here.