Microsoft talks up semantic search ambitions

With Web 3.0, as Semantic search technologies, computers will have a greater understanding of relationships between different information

"Traditionally in the past 10 years, search has been about query and a page. It'll become more interactive, with more tools for helping people refine their queries. It's really going to be more about people making real-world decisions rather than just finding some links," Scott Prevost, principal development manager for Bing search technology at Microsoft said.

“Efforts are under way to extend semantic search to include social networking posts. "I think there's all kinds of things you want to surface," Prevost said.

Semantic search capabilities, also known as Web 3.0 were hailed by Microsoft on Tuesday

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