Google made its search more personal with new features that can surface a person's meaningful data as well as Google+ information.
Unfortunately, the personal search is hampered without Facebook results, which happen to turn up with Microsoft's Bing.
Welcome to your social networking silos. Google will pitch Google+ with its search. Bing will be Facebook friendly. A little integration and shared feeds sure would be nice.
Google's blog post on its personal social search goes like this.
- Personal results that will have information just for you.
- Profiles in search.
- People and pages.
It's all swell---as long as you use Google+. Obviously, Google is looking to have its social network draft off its search dominance. However, most of us want more social networks included.