Bing Search Results Tests "Click To See Full Answer"

Jun 27, 2022 • 7:31 am | comments (3) by | Filed Under Bing Search
 

Bing Curtain

Here is a weird one from Microsoft Bing, it seems to be tested "click to see full answer" in its search results answer section before showing you the answer. I mean, this seems super counterintuitive for a search engine to require an additional click, but hey - search engines test a lot of things.

This was spotted by David Iwanow on Twitter who posted this screenshot for the query [0.7 gbp to eur]:

click for full size

I tried to replicate this in several browsers and even set my location the the UK, where I think David is based. I was unable to replicate this.

Here are more examples:

As you can see, it says "we are learning about how to make search more useful for you." Again, I don't understand why this click would be useful but hey...

Here is what I see:

click for full size

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Previous story: Google To Pay Wikipedia For Content In Knowledge Panel & Search
Ninja Banner
 
blog comments powered by Disqus