The Facebook Bing alliance will add information pulled from Facebook – like stores your friends have liked – to search results in an attempt to make the experience more personal.
Some think this move is a step towards a more socially integrated Internet:
“This is the long-awaited ‘social search’ that I’ve been talking about and waiting for years,” wrote analyst Charlene Li of the Altimeter Group.
While others… do not.
As companies battle for privatized social network site data, I’m just wondering who’s going to step up and figure out how to take money out of the picture, while upholding peoples privacy options?