Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols: Microsoft Bing-bang-bungles local search

Last updated on September 8th, 2018

Talk about having things both ways! A few months ago in its “Scroogled” ad campaign, Microsoft was complaining about how Google uses your search terms and Gmail contents to deliver targeted ads. Now, Microsoft is touting how Windows 8.1 uses your search terms to deliver targeted ads, even when you’re doing searches on local drives.
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