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Twitter And Bing Extend Partnership, Create Searchable Profiles And Hashtags

Twitter And Bing Extend Partnership, Create Searchable Profiles And Hashtags

Bing is vying to become the supreme Twitter search tool, and it definitely has a leg up on its rival Google. In a recent announcement, Bing unveiled new ways to search Twitter hashtags, profiles and celebrity news via its search engine.

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Twitter Decides To Play Nice With Search Engines

Remember when tweets used to come up in search results on Google?

And then they suddenly didn’t and there was a silly bit of back and forth finger-pointing between the two platforms?

Well, it seems Twitter has reconsidered and quietly re-allowed search engines the ability to search public tweets and hashtags.

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As Google And Twitter Part Ways, Twitter’s Promoted Trends Start Appearing In Bing

Since Twitter and Google ended their search relationship in July, there has been some speculation about how Twitter would bounce back after enjoying such search prominence.

And now Search Engine Land has spotted what is likely Twitter’s next big search move: Trending Topics are now appearing in Bing search results.
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2011 Top Stories On Twitter More Global Than US-Centric Bing And Yahoo Search

The top stories in 2011 on search and social don’t quite match up. Twitter’s top news stories of the past year were more global in nature than either Yahoo or Bing search, and tended to favor more international political news than either of the two search engines.
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Don’t Expect A Google-Twitter Reconciliation Any Time Soon

Google’s Realtime Twitter search results went offline in July 2011, and, according to Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo, we shouldn’t expect the two companies to come to an agreement to renew the service any time soon.
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Twitter And Bing Awkwardly Tweet About Their 2 Year Relationship, Renew Search Agreement

It’s always sort of embarrassing to see two people openly discuss intimate details of their relationship on a public forum like Twitter – but it’s especially awkward when those two “people” are actually anthropomorphic representations of two major web companies.

Twitter and Bing announced the renewal of their search agreement yesterday in a series of tweets, causing many to speculate that such a public display of affection was, at least partially, aimed at making poor Google – who terminated its contract with Twitter – a little jealous.
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Will Twitter Ditch Google For Bing?

Two weeks ago, Google let its deal with Twitter expire, effectively eliminating its Realtime Search results and the prominence given to tweets when users searched for news items. Now, rumors have it that Twitter isn’t playing the jilted partner for long – they’ve already entered into talks with Google’s rival, Microsoft’s Bing, to extend a similar service.
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Twitter Feeds Worth $11 Billion A Year To Search Giants, Says Study

Search giants such as Google and Microsoft could generate revenues of $30 million per day by selling advertisements that point directly to tweets and Facebook status updates, says new research from Penn University.

The researchers looked at the value of displaying ads along these real-time search results, and determined that that harnessing this technology could be worth around $10.9 billion annually.

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Bing Tries to Help Japan on Twitter, Walks into a PR Nightmare

Bing has been getting crucified for its March 12th tweet asking followers to retweet their post in exchange for a $1 donation to help victims of the devastation in Japan. Read more

Twitter Hires Former MySpace Exec

Twitter has lured away another big name from a competing tech company. Rita Garg, former MySpace business development director has signed on with Twitter. Garg will be joining Twitter’s expanding team as the director of business development, and she let the world know about her career move in a rather appropriate way: a tweet.
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