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Bing Reviews

Bing helps you turn information into action, making it faster and easier to go from searching to doing.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Bing and what they use it for.
  • Priorities
    PS - don't search for "Ghost Butt" on (NSFW!). - Source: Reddit / 3 days ago
  • Can I start Using Bing AI Now?
    Use Edge to get to, and you will be able to use the AI Bing. Also, there is a chrome extension that lets you use ChatGPT, Bing, and Bard at the same time. It's called ChatHub. - Source: Reddit / 4 days ago
  • Dark Mode for Bing with Dark Reader
    In Dev tools feature of Dark Reader, find the entry and replace the code with the code below:. - Source: Reddit / 7 days ago
  • Most embarrassing screw-up you've made during a class?
    I wanted to show the class something and typed instead of - Source: Reddit / 8 days ago
  • Edge Bing chat toolbar reads browser content - security breach?
    An interesting observation is that already has the "work" link that allows bing to search your company's M365 collateral. In fact many searches on blend corporate and public results. Its very nice and I'm sure that it's two search mechanisms blending their results. My hope is that similar can be said for the two chat bots. - Source: Reddit / 9 days ago
  • MS Rewards support keeps ignoring me
    My streak was lost that day, but I have full faith that it will be restored, just as it was the last time this occurred. I knew it would be an issue, so I tried to complete the set with Bing mobile and in Edge just to cover myself, but it still did not award the 50 points, so I was prepared. - Source: Reddit / 14 days ago
  • How can I use new bing AI with edge android ?
    To use Bing AI on Edge for Android, you go to and select Chat under the Search Bar. - Source: Reddit / 12 days ago
  • AI language model ATC
    You can not use this for MSFS. This is just Bing chat with GPT-4 from OpenAI. You can request access by going to I was just demonstrating the potential of the language model. - Source: Reddit / 13 days ago
  • How far away is your hometown from where you are now?
    2,853 miles according to, America's premier search engine. I was born in Palo Alto, CA and spent the first 12 years of my life living in Los Altos. Moved to Colorado for junior high and high school. Went to undergrad in Boston. Post-grad in Ohio. Eventually got a job in DC area. - Source: Reddit / 13 days ago
  • Bing Ai still struggle and sometime stop if try summarize text containing "questionable content"
    I can look at some very nasty porn on, but can't get the AI to write what Microsoft deems to be bad content. - Source: Reddit / 14 days ago
  • GPT-4 released
    So is it just for or also for OpenAI's ChatGPT? - Source: Reddit / 16 days ago
  • Does the extension have access to websites even after access is limited?
    So, I've set website access to specific sites. One website I've given access to is If I navigate to a website which I haven't given access to from the extension icon still shows some elements are being blocked even though the ads are not blocked. - Source: Reddit / 19 days ago
  • Corpse01
    If u want to see corpse01 origin image go to and look up "corpse01 real picture". - Source: Reddit / 19 days ago
  • Sad to see AI being neutered
    • From the home page, hit the three bars in the top-right corner ("settings and quick links"). In that menu, hit the "feedback" option. Complete the short-and-sweet feedback form. - Source: Reddit / 23 days ago
  • Did her math skills improve? She's now able to use Bing Search's integrated "math solver" as a sort of external pocket calculator for herself
    In your original question it does use without bing chat to get answer of factors of 55545 (so it does not actually calculates it itself), but not in latest two examples (it does all calculation inside gpt). - Source: Reddit / 25 days ago
  • RAX75 - Does the Block Sites functionality not work?
    I wanted to set up a number of block sites on my router, and I entered in as a test. - Source: Reddit / 27 days ago
  • Bing Chat for Opera GX (guide or smth)
    Well, I recently got access to new Bing and wanted to put it in Opera GX, but goes to the old Bing. At the same time in Chrome everything runs without any problems. From Bing Chat itself I managed to find out that a spoofer could help me (an extension to change the user-agent so that my browser would be perceived as Edge). But NONE of the extensions worked for Bing ¯ \ _ (ツ) _ / ¯ . - Source: Reddit / 27 days ago
  • Windows 11 update which adds Bing AI to the taskbar is now live
    Use the Filter+ mode in DarkReader when you're on - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Soo... Bing can talk about itself again! Who is excited?
    It gave me buttons I could hit, one of them being "How do you find information?". It started to respond and then quickly got the "Sorry, I don’t know how to discuss this topic. You can learn more on Fun fact, were you aware Saint Lucia is the only country named after a woman?". - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Is there a way to make Bing the default search engine?
    There is no Bing option in the settings, and when I go to there is no add search engine in the address bar. Is there any way to search with Bing in Firefox? - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Apparently Bing can use Google as a search engine
    Probably first search attempt failed for technical reasons, but second succeed, it does refers to as first result in answer so part about using other search engine is hallucination, but I think it should be reported to M$ as the bot promotes google that way . - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Bing

5 ChatGPT alternatives to try when the AI chatbot is at capacity
There's also a way you can try the AI-powered Bing without actually signing up. As Mashable's Cecily Mauran wrote, you can preview the tool on Bing's homepage. You just have to click "learn more" to a prompt about the new Bing coming down the pipeline.
The Next Google
“Brave Search can operate as stand-alone, the rest cannot as they rely on Google or Bing. Most search engines are not independent search engines, and while they may provide some value, they are qualitatively different from what Brave Search is doing. Independence is not something directly actionable, but it’s a fundamental property. Independence means that Brave Search would continue to work even if Google and...
The Difference Between Search Engines
There are a whole lot of similarities among Google and Bing. Bing is completely different as a result of the highly advertised praise methods. It has many features identical to Google and that's the primary distinction between Bing and DuckDuckGo. The later has fewer features and it believes in the privacy of its users. As a result of that in contrast to Bing, it does now not observe its users. On the other hand,...
No need for Google: 12 alternative search engines in 2018
Like Bing, you have to look closely at Baidu to see many differences between it and Google (other than it being in Mandarin). It is similar aesthetically, has a reliance on ads, and is also making moves to incorporate more rich features in the SERPs.
Top 10 Best Google Search Engine Alternative List of 2019
While Google rules the world of online searches, Bing still has a good hold in the online market. Microsoft typically owns Bing, is the second-largest search engine in the world. Holds the overall 5.53% sech engine market share around the globe. Over 10-15% of United States’ searches are performed on the Bing search engine.
Google maps is a paid service. What are the alternatives?
Providing ultimate support to the Windows, Bing maps are tendering a healthy competition for all other mobile applications. The Microsoft owned map service has been transformed and elevated with features from an app called the map which had 3D viewing capacity, concise traffic information and a plethora of elements for different kind of users.
12 Google Alternatives: Best Search Engines To Use In 2019
Ecosia is available in seven different languages and provides features, such as automatic suggestions, safe search, notifications from trees. Here, one thing to note is that Ecosia’s search engine is powered by Bing. You can enable personalized suggestions as well, where Ecosia assigns you a unique identifier which is shared with Bing and deleted.
14 Great Search Engines You Can Use Instead of Google
For starters, Bing has a rewards program that allows one to accumulate points while searching. These points are redeemable at the Microsoft and Windows stores, which is a nice perk.
8 of the Best Google Maps Alternatives You Should Try
Did you know that Bing Maps is just as old as Google? Yep, the Microsoft-owned map service was originally known as MapPoint before taking on its more catchy name. It’s packed with plenty of features, including a traffic overlay and 3D views. For you more traditional mappers out there, or people working in town planning, it has the full ordinance survey map of the UK, too.
A List of Search Engines to Use Instead of Google
In the leftmost column, Bing tries to support your research by offering suggestions; it also provides search options across the top of the screen. Things like wiki suggestions, visual search, and related searches might be beneficial to you. Bing is not dethroning Google soon, but it is worth trying.
6 Google Maps Alternatives and Why They Matter
Bing Maps is another great map application with several handy options. Formerly known as, Microsoft acquired the company in 2002 and incorporated it into MSN Maps and Directions, and Microsoft MapPoint. Now known as Bing Maps, you can enjoy many useful features.
Say goodbye to Google: 14 alternative search engines
But why should you use Bing? Lifehacker has some great articles where they try to convince themselves as much as anyone else why Bing is a serious contender to Google. Plus points include:
8 Best Alternative to Google Maps – Classic old Map
2.) Bing Maps: Bing Map is a part of Microsoft Bing suite, which we can considere as the best competitor of Google Map, featuring Street Maps, 3D Maps, Driving or transit direction, Traffic information and clearFlow, sharing and embedding maps and many more.

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