Windows 8.1 with Bing Announced

Microsoft has announced Windows 8.1 with Bing, new edition of Windows will be featured on low cost devices.

As we move forward, many of these lower cost devices will come with a new edition of Windows called Windows 8.1 with Bing. Windows 8.1 with Bing provides all the same great experiences that Windows 8.1 offers with the Windows 8.1 Update, and comes with Bing as the default search engine within Internet Explorer. And of course customers will be able to change that setting through the Internet Explorer menu, providing them with control over search engine settings. This new edition will be only be available preloaded on devices from our hardware partners. Some of these devices, in particular tablets, will also come with Office or a one-year subscription to Office 365.

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New Facebook Rules to Raise Organic Reach

Organic reach on Facebook has dropped. Rather than complain about it, follow these new Facebook rules:

1. Use social campaigns – Photo contests, promotions, newsletter signups, etc to collect useful data e.g., email addresses, not just likes.

2. Remember that an email address is more valuable than a Facebook Like.

3. Don’t Like-Bait (Facebook’ algorithm doesn’t like it).
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