Microsoft Bing is testing traffic analysis in search result snippets

Microsoft Bing is testing showing more detail in the page previews overlay feature in search. Bing now shows traffic analysis, such as monthly visitors, the geolocation of those visitors, how they found your site, and more.

Previously, this Bing page preview feature showed more useful information about the query and the site. Now Bing is testing by showing more traffic analytics, in addition to more useful responses, for a specific site.

Here is a screenshot I took of Khushal Bherwani on Twitter:

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There is a disclaimer in the bar that says β€œthe above data is anonymous and aggregated from Microsoft Bing browser and Microsoft Edge”.

Here are more details about Khushal:

Vijay also spotted this:

Interesting, don’t you think?

Discussion forum on Twitter.

Charles J. Kaplan