Technology content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
8,419 Reviews & Articles | 64,457 News Posts

Bing looks to compete with Google's Knowledge Graph, adds people and places to Bing Snapshot sidebar

Bing adds people and places to its sidebar, makes a shameless copy of Google's Knowledge Graph

By Trace Hagan from Dec 10, 2012 @ 19:32 CST

Google has apparently got something good with its Knowledge Graph product as Bing has decided to try and do something similar. Today, Microsoft has announced that Bing's snapshot sidebar will now show results for famous people and places, much in the same way that Google's Knowledge Graph does. Take a look:


Yes, we're sure that that is Bing in the image. The sidebar aims to fill the need for quick information and helps keep users on Bing's site for longer, an important aspect for advertising revenue. Which of the two services is better? I guess we'll just have to wait for Microsoft to run another one of its blind taste-tests!


Related Tags