Bing Beats Google to Support Emoji Search

3D SmileyAre you a fan of emojis? For those of you still in the dark ages, emojis are pictures that were originally used to represent words or feelings in Japanese electronic messages. Anyone with children old enough to use a smart phone is very aware of the fact that emoji use has gone mainstream around the world.

Earlier this week, the Bing blog announced that the search engine now supports emoji search. A post on Search Engine Watch points out that Yahoo and Yelp are both “emoji-searchable” but Google is not.

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Jeremy Roberts, SPHR, is VP, Customer Experience at HiringSolved. He is the previous Editor of SourceCon. Prior to joining the ERE Media team, he spent over a decade working as a recruiter, sourcer, and sourcing manager. This time was spent in diverse environments, including third party agency settings (retained and contingent), recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers, and internal corporate HR departments. His previous employers include the MHA Group, Ajilon Finance, Korn Ferry Futurestep, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, and Randstad Sourceright, US. He resides in Corinth, TX with his wife and 3 children.


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