A recent Search Engine Land article says that Bing is "at the center of Microsoft's consumer monetization strategy..."
It has been a big year for Bing, too. Yahoo and Microsoft ended their search agreement earlier this year, but they've gained an edge with Bing Ads. AOL defaulted to Bing results back in June. And, for the first time ever, Bing became profitable in October.
Now Microsoft sounds confident and positive about the place that Bing has to play in the future of search:
It's an interesting little article. Microsoft has a lot of plans, it seems. Does anyone here pay much mind to Bing?