REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tired of being let down in love on Valentine's Day? According to a recent survey from Bing and Impulse Research Corp., a surprising one in 10 people have ended a relationship on arguably the most romantic day of the year. This year Bing is challenging people to reconsider their search habit and break up with Google. You wouldn't keep dating someone who isn't trustworthy, so why use a search engine known for serving its interests over your own? In fact, a whopping 85 percent of people report that trustworthiness is the most important trait in a mate, beating out good in bed, sense of humor and wealth.
Bing treats you right. Whether you're shopping for gifts for your sweetheart, looking to plan a singles night out or finding tips for a great date night, try Bing this Valentine's Day and avoid getting burned.
Let Bing show you the love this Valentine's Day. Need more convincing? Click and choose which Web results you prefer by participating in the Bing It On Challenge, available at http://www.bingiton.com.
About the Survey
The survey was conducted online with a random sample of 1,017 men and women, ages 18–34, who use the Internet for information on a regular basis. All respondents are members of the Impulse Research proprietary online panel. The Impulse Research proprietary online panel has been carefully selected to closely match U.S. population demographics, and the respondents are representative of American men and women aged 18–34.
Research was conducted in January 2013. The overall sampling error rate for this survey is +/- 3 percent at a 95 percent level of confidence.
Bing is the search engine from Microsoft. It was introduced in 2009 with a mission to empower people with knowledge — to answer any question and provide useful tools to help you best accomplish your goals, from the everyday to the extraordinary.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.