Bing adds new “task-based” functionality to help in its uphill battle for market share against Google.
Google's search results will start to have a small magnifying glass icon next to them. Clicking on it will bring up a snapshot of the website in question, often with text from your search highlighted on the page.
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Google steadily boosts its share of the search market as Yahoo falters and Bing seeks other partners.
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Bing's relationship with Facebook is intriguing in part because it's leveraging all those Like-button clicks which, until now, have had an impact only on the sites with the buttons and on Facebook itself.
Will social search be enough to vault Bing past Google in the search wars?
Bing is aligning itself with the social networking site Facebook to get the edge on mutual enemy Google.
Yahoo goes beyond the dreaded 'ten blue links' flavor of search results and livens up news and entertainment search results with clever tricks.