bing-imageGoogle had long occupied the top of the search engine hierarchy for some years already, when Microsoft decided to spruce up their search efforts by launching the Bing website four years back, and one thing that certainly made Bing stand out from Google’s site would be its front page that featured beautiful as well as different photographs every single day, and there are also moments when the front page uploads an HTML5-based animation to keep users interested and happy.

The thing is, what is the criteria for Microsoft’s team to select the right image for a particular day? The official Bing blog spilled the beans, as Microsoft’s Matt Wallaert stated, “While it may not increase your life satisfaction by helping you get something done, a quick look at Twitter and Facebook will tell you that it is a source of momentary delight for millions of people every day. The editorial team behind choosing the image carefully considers user happiness in every selection they make, working to maximize the surprise and delight we can get by simply taking a moment to explore our world visually.”

Guess the home page image was chosen to keep you happy, but I think that accurate search results would make you even happier.

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