Will the new Bing change the way we see and use search engines? Let’s find out in this definitive guide what the new Bing is, its primary features, and how best to use it.
In recent times, ChatGPT has become the most popular AI content generation tool that provides people with answers to questions in real time and can perform a great number of tasks. Since the release of ChatGPT3, there have been so many questions regarding whether or not ChatGPT3 will defeat or replace Google and other prominent search engines.
Also in January this year, we heard in the news that Microsoft is in talks with ChatGPT OpenAI creator for a $10bn deal according to Reuters. It is obvious that Bing is in serious competition with Google, Meta, and other big brands for the best Artificial Intelligence that can generate texts, images, and short prompts in a human-like manner.
Today, we’re excited to announce that the New Bing that comes with mind-blowing features that will enable you to ask questions and get human-like responses in real-time, unlike the traditional or old way of link list. This time around, internet users can put their queries and get direct answers without having to wander the whole of the internet from one link click to the other, internet redirections and server failures among other problems a user might face often cause user frustrations in surfing the net.
Since the New Bing just came in, we see the need to prepare a special guide to help everyone understand how best they can use the AI-powered Bing, (new search features on Bing), as well as provide answers to the most frequently asked questions about Bing with ChatGPT powers in this post.
What is New Bing?
The New Bing is a feature provided by Microsoft that focuses on the answers you need instead of providing you with a list of endless options. Some of the core features of the New Bing is to provide succinct results for your queries leaving you to have the answers before you without any frustrations, it can also help you get a task done like preparing a meal draft, or some ideas to have a fun time with kids at home and many more.
In as much as the New Bing tries to save you from a lot of options, they intend to make a summary based on search results and might cite the source of the information in the result that they provide for you.
How do I get the new Bing?
The New Bing is a web-based application and does not require any special software download. Although you may be required to set Microsoft defaults on your PC. To get the New Bing, you simply have to follow the steps below:
Step #1: Visit the Bing homepage at www.bing.com/new
Step #2: To visit the New Bing landing page, click on the “Learn more” button below the search bar or click “Try it” to see it in action. Let’s proceed with the “Learn More” button to join the wait list;
Step #3: Once you click on the learn more button, you will be redirected to the page where you can join the new Bing waitlist. Tap on “Join the waitlist” to continue.
Step #4: After you’ve completed the step above, you will be asked to sign in if you already have a Microsoft account or create one if you’re new. This is to allow you instant access to New Bing features. See the screenshot below;
Step #5: After you’ve successfully signed in, on the next page that will appear, click “Access the new Bing faster” then you’re already on the new Bing waitlist. Continue to step #6 if you want to stay a step ahead of others who stopped at step #5.
Step #6: On, the next page, you will see the instructions to follow which involve the installation of the Microsoft Bing browser extension to help you make Bing your default search engine and also download the Microsoft Bing app for your Android or iOS devices. See the screenshot below;
How to use new Bing?
While on the new Bing page, try the following;
- Ask what you can ask humans: Adapt the same method of human-human conversation while sending your command.
- Make it clear: The clearer your questions, the better the answer.
- Avoid typos: Spell out words correctly for better results. Although the new Bing has a feature to autocorrect you in case of a typo.
What are the new Bing questions/prompt cards?
The new Bign question cards contain simple prompt samples for new Bing that will generate fast results for users. Take a look at a few of the question cards below;
Hover on any of the prompts above to reveal more description about it or click on the “Try i” button to see it in action. Take a look at the screenshot below for content generated by the new Bing AI.
The above screenshot was content generated by Bing AI for the prompt “I am planning a trip for our anniversary in September. What are some places we can go that are within a 3 hour flight from London Heathrow?“
Over to you
It is awesome to be in the current century and see a lot of changes in the way we’ve been doing things for donkey years, the coming of advanced AI in generating quality content and saving humans the stress of jumping from one page to the other is something to be thankful for.
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