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This article was published on September 5, 2012

Bing’s homepage gets a ‘Popular Now’ feature, surfacing top-trending news

Bing’s homepage gets a ‘Popular Now’ feature, surfacing top-trending news
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Paul Sawers

Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check h Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check him out on Google+.

Microsoft has added a new ‘Popular Now’ section to its Bing search engine in the US, UK, Germany and France, a feature designed to let you see daily news trends by glancing at the homepage.

Each day, Bing’s editorial team monitors trends and topics and updates them on the Bing homepage. The section is located at the bottom right of the page – you can see today that the Quebec shooting, UK Cabinet reshuffle and Keira Knightley are the hot topics in the UK today:


When you click one of the ‘Popular Now’ terms, you’re directed to a Bing search results page on that topic:

It’s as simple as that.

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