February 12,2012 return to JayVee Media Link LLC
by Jeanine Vecchiarelli
Liz Gannes recently shared a blog post which brings to light the fact that Bing has quietly made a deal with Twitter and Facebook. One of the perks of this cozy little arrangement allows Bing wide open access to the unlimited stores of personal information archived by both of these social media giants. All in the name of delivering its users a more efficient search experience, of course. Sound familiar?
There is yet another interesting wrinkle here, as I see it. Somewhere along the way there HAS to be a connection between Bing and Google. Why else would Androids, which are Google phones, have Bing browsers as their default search engines, and use Bing Maps when their own is the widely preferred service? Strange…