Microsoft offers ad-free Bing search for schools

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Microsoft is launching a “Bing for Schools” program that is tailored for K-12 students by “removing all advertisements from search results, enhancing privacy protections and the filtering of adult content,” according to Matt Wallaert, a former teacher is now “Bing Behavioral Scientist.”

The service, which is voluntary for K-12 schools, will off the ad-free experience across all Bing.com searches from within the school’s network. No special software will be needed, according to Wallaert’s blog post. Schools have the option of sticking with the regular Bing.com experience if they don’t enter the program.

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