Facebook ended the partnership for search engine (BING) on its social networking site with Microsoft, which spanned seven years. The two companies have enjoyed a healthy and long-standing partnership since 2007, when Microsoft invested $240 million for a 1.6 percent stake in Facebook. According to the latest news, Facebook is no longer showing Bing Web search results in its search.
Bad New Facebook Ends Partnership with Microsoft’s Bing Search[blockquote cite=”Microsoft and Facebook officials”] Even though two companies ended the Bing search partnership, we will continue to have a great partnership in lots of different areas.
It is predicted that this move will result in drop of Bing’s market share; as of September this year, ComScore estimated that Bing ranked second in the share of the US search market with 19.4 percent.
We all know that facebook is a social networking site and it has been used by almost people of every age. People love to spend their free time by uploading, liking commenting and sharing their photos. This site also provide the users to stay updated with their favorite and famous celebrities. And being partnered with Bing it has improves the market value of Bing and it has gained much profit. And now both are separating maybe facebook face loss but it would be less then the loss faced by Bing.