You will now be allowed to directly engage with your Facebook friends right from Bing's search results pages. The new tool will allow you to ask questions or provide comments or answers on posts that are relevant to the search.
This means you will be allowed to directly engage with your Facebook friends right from the search results. The new tool will allow you to ask questions or provide comments or answers on posts that are relevant to the search.
The ability to directly interact by commenting on Facebook allows you to go from searching to doing, according to Bing. If you search for an event in your area and you have Facebook friends who are talking about attending, you can not only find that out easily with the Social Sidebar, but you can also join in the conversation without ever leaving the search experience.
Bing has been cultivating the Social Sidebar since introducing it last year. Here's a timeline of the Social Sidebar:
This article was originally published on Search Engine Watch.
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