Bing Interactive Wikipedia Box In Search Results

Mar 30, 2022 - 7:41 am 1 by
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Bing Wikipedia

Microsoft Bing seems to be testing a new search feature that embeds snippets of content from Wikipedia in this large Wikipedia box in the search results. It basically brings in portions of content from Wikipedia broken down by the Wikipedia's page content.

Here is a GIF of it in action - it should work for any query that triggers a Wikipedia entry:

Bing Interactive Wikipedia Box

Here is an image of this box (click to enlarge):

click for full size

When you click on any of the elements in this box or on the side of the box, it takes you directly to Wikipedia and anchors you down to that section. How is that for placement of Wikipedia?

Hat tip to Frank Sandtmann, a German based SEO consultant, for sending this to me.

Also via:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: A couple weeks later, Microsoft announced this feature:

 

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