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October 21, 2009 at 9:55 AM

Microsoft’s Bing may score Facebook, Twitter partnership

AllThingsD is reporting that Microsoft is expected to announce two partnerships with social networking sites Facebook and Twitter.

The deals would make Facebook and Twitter status updates searchable by Microsoft’s search engine Bing, according to the report.

If Microsoft manages to score an exclusive deal, it would be a coup for Bing, which is trying to gain share against Google, the dominant search engine.

Kara Swisher at AllThingsD reported that the news could be announced at the Web 2.0 conference today. Microsoft will probably pay several million dollars to both companies, and share some of the revenue, the report said.

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