Facebook & Bing

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Facebook & Bing
« on: October 13, 2010, 03:00:46 PM »
Microsoft Corp. said Wednesday it will start pulling information from Facebook Inc. users into its Internet search results...

Under the terms of the partnership, Bing users signed into Facebook will be able to see search results instantly populated with information from their contacts on the social-networking service, including opinions and advice on restaurants, books and films.

In turn, Bing search results are to become available on Facebook users’ pages.


Full article:  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/microsoft-facebook-unveil-search-tie-up-2010-10-13?siteid=yhoof

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Re: Facebook & Bing
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2010, 03:33:12 PM »

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Microsoft stressed that as a privacy consideration, Bing’s integration with Facebook will be optional for users...

...Facebook’s privacy policies have long come under close scrutiny.

Asked about the privacy implications of the Microsoft tie-up, Zuckerberg replied that Bing users won’t gain access to any information about Facebook users that hasn’t already been made available to other contacts on the social-networking service.


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