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.


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…

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


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’ :