Bing-o! We have a loser: Beirut

I was curious about Beirut, so I did a Bing search on that. At first glance, it seems like the usual geographic-type enhanced result we’d expect Bing to have.

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However, that link they highlight has NOTHING to do with the ‘official’ site of the Beirut government. It’s actually a link to a band website… http://beirutband.com/

On the other hand, surprisingly, Google gives the same link for the “Beirut” query.

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Yet another example of how web search still isn’t perfect. I checked the Wikipedia page for Beirut and apparently this is the actual website for the Beirut government, though it is currently ‘under construction’ : http://www.beirut.gov.lb/

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