Bing to Incorporate Facebook Likes in Algo

In case you weren’t sure about the power of Social Media and Social Media Optimization, check out this video announcement from Bing.  It talks about the recent decision to incorporate Facebook “likes” in to it’s core search algorithm.  I realize this affects only a fraction of the search market, but if this trend is embraced by searchers migrating to Bing to compare results, perhaps even switching to Bing for certain types of searches, it is something you can point to as concrete and measurable for Social and it’s impact on Search. 

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About Geoff Simon

Geoff is owner/operator of Simon Search Marketing. He graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University in 2003. Geoff immediately secured employment as an account coordinator with Grey Direct West, (now G2 Direct & Digital) working for Bank of Americas online banking division. From there Geoff has worked in a search marketing capacity for companies including Intermark Group, Disney Interactive Media Group, and Toyota Dealers Association. During his time Geoff has worked on brands including Disney Family, Toyota, Lexus, National Geographic, Red Bull USA Events, That '70s Show and Carsey Werner.
Geoff likes ice-hockey, is a Chicago native and proud dad to his almost 1-year old son Cyrus.
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