Bing’s “Search Wave” Showcases Search Volume For 2016 Presidential Candidates

February 29, 2016
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Bing is gearing up for tomorrow’s Super Tuesday state primaries with the launch of its new “Search Wave” feature, a search tool that showcases search volume for each of this year’s presidential candidates.

Building on the Bing Elections that rolled out in December of last year, Bing says the new election feature provides a “window into public search interest for each candidate.”

The new feature offers at-a-glance candidate search numbers overall, as well as the ability to break down candidate search volume by state, age and gender.

Here’s a look at the “Search Wave” feature, filtered by state and party:

Bing Search Wave filter

Users can also drill down to see overall search volumes for individual candidates:

Bing Search Wave candidate

Powered by its Bing Predicts technology, the “Search Wave” feature is part of the site’s broader election experience, which includes candidate pages, a political index and an election timeline. Users can access the tool by searching on Bing for “candidate search volume.


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