The One Minute AI #16 - Bing Web Search

Series introduction

 
Welcome to a new series of short articles I am presenting about Artificial Intelligence specifically in the Azure AI stack. The objective is that you will learn about an Azure-based AI service in no more than one minute and thus quickly get familiar with the entire stack over a short period of time. These are going short, easily digestible articles so let's get started!
 

What is Bing Web Search?

 
The Bing Web Search API allows you to include Bing’s search capabilities in your applications. Your search queries will return webpages, videos, news, images and more. The retrieved web documents are indexed and can be filtered by freshness, result type and location, among others. If your application only needs a specific type of result, it would be a good idea to consider using Bing Image Search API, Bing News Search API or Bing Video Search API.
 
Bing Web Search 
Bing Web Search also has additional features and functionality which allow you to customize search results for the users of your app. These features include,
 
Bing Web Search 
 
You can also customize results to the location or market of the user. This can be done either implicitly by using IP address or configured explicitly. Search results and answers can be ranked and arranged to fit your layout. You can also customize the safe-search level of the results or help users find more search options with a list of related queries.
 
Find out more,
  • https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/cognitive-services/bing-web-search-api/
  • https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/bing-web-search/bing-api-comparison