6 ways Bing USA insults the British (and 1 the French)
Bing USA is better than Bing UK as I recently pointed out. And if you use Bing USA, you don't just get more features - you get to see how Microsoft paints Britain to the Americans.
It's not a pretty sight as these screenshots show (they also show that nearly all UK-related terms searched for in Bing USA return wikipedia first or second) .
1 Bing USA: Gordon Brown picks his nose
Ouch. Also, that third result is not an official Gordon Brown site - it's some Christian slagging him off.
2 Bing USA: the FT is theft
SEO David Naylor spotted that one. A comment on the collapse of the banking system perhaps?
3 Bing USA: Lady Di is a dog
And what's that weird fantasy picture on the right?
4 Bing USA: There is only one pub in London
I'm guessing everyone in it is American if it's the only one they know about ... It must be busy, too.
5 Bing USA: You may be hearing from Ian Duncan Smith's lawyers ...
I'm not sure that telling MP Iain Duncan Smith he is a related search term to fascist Nick Griffin is a great idea ...
6 Bing USA: UK - meet the University of Kentucky
The second best result for a search in Bing in America for UK is .. the University of Kentucky. Where's the special relationship now?
7 At least they stick it to the French too.
France: your president is a drunk
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