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  1. Multimídia IN Net Big portal

    Desenvolvimento portal multimídia in Web NET

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  2. Show full news story

    When I make an API call I receive only a partial of the full news story. Is there an option to view the full story?

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  3. Fix duplicate results in Bings News API

    Please fix the issue of duplicate listings in your News API. It's at the point where people need to look at alternatives.

    Here's an example:

    I might try to collect all news on Comcast in en-ww.

    Total estimated matches will say something like 555,000 results.

    But the API will only return roughly 300 unique results after paginating so offset = totalestimatedmatches.

    This results in a significant number of wasted API calls.

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  4. Document the cases in which titles are truncated

    When I query News via Bing News API v7, sometimes I get truncated titles, e.g. "Allow pinning of unindexed URLs..." instead of "Allow pinning of unindexed URLs in Bing Custom Search" title of the article on the referenced website.
    Similar to the situation described here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/57954384/bing-news-search-api-returns-truncated-name-of-news

    Please, document cases in which this may happen.

    5 votes
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  6. The Mentions Object in News Search V7. What's it doing.

    What does the mentions object in News Search API V7 do? The soc says "A list of entities (places or persons) mentioned in the article." What it doesn't do is list the names of the people and places in the article that are found in a Bing Entities Search, which I presume is the basis of this object. Why not? What am I missing? It returns almost random results. So, not sure what's happening here but I sure which it worked the way it was described in the documentation. It would also be nice to be able to choose the…

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  7. Please urgently remove this spam source

    Please remove this spam / bot source: southernconservativedaily.com

    It's not a real news source. All its content appears to be generated by bots purely for the purpose of click baiting.

    Example: https://southernconservativedaily.com/2018/07/21/analysts-covering-viuly-viu-look-at-the-2-96-fall-on-july-20-21/

    Additionally the site appears to be full of malicious ads.

    The producer of this site is also behind countless other satellite sites with different names but the same layout and content like pressoracle.com, fairfieldcurrent.com, baseballdailydigest.com and others.

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  8. Pass multiple search terms with single "intitle:"

    It would be great if we can pass multiple search terms with single "intitle:" like: intitle: Amazon OR Flipkart OR Alibaba

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  9. Bing News Search API not working for "pt-PT" market

    When invoking the Bing News Search API endpoint for v5.0 and v7.0, results for 'cc=PT' or 'mrkt=pt-PT' are not being returned.

    This is a very important feature for any Microsoft partner working in Portuguese soil. Can this feature be added back?

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  10. Bing Search v7 throwing InsufficientAuthorization for /trendingtopics

    I'm calling the API with a valid key and I get this: StatusCodeError: 403 - {"_type":"ErrorResponse","errors":[{"code":"InsufficientAuthorization","message":"Insufficient authorization to access req
    uested resource.","moreDetails":"TrendingTopics"}]}

    Someone else posted the same issue here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/46926639/bing-api-news-search-for-trending-topics-returns-error-403-forbidden-and-code-i

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  11. Filter results by date

    I'd like to be able to search news articles and confine the results to a given date range. I suppose it would be best if by date it referred to the date of the article itself, but if that's not possible, the date that Bing recorded the result would work. Currently you can only get a chunk of most recent results and sort them by date. I'd love to be able to search older articles from a given time period. I don't think any other search API has this feature. And the Bing web search only lets you specify a…

    12 votes
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  12. Bing news search api category filter

    It would be useful to be able to search a query and only return those results in "Sports" or "Health" categories.

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  13. Turkish Language in News API

    Can we have Turkish Language in Bing News API

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  14. Include 16:9 aspect ratio photos for the News Stories in the Web Search API

    News Photos that are 16:9 will scale up better in the News Answer of the Web Search Results on the mobile screen. The current aspect ratio of the photos is taller than it is wide and it doesn't scale well when trying to make the photos take up more of the screen's width.

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  15. Add SortBy (Date) support to Bing News Search API

    The new Bing Search API 5.0 does not support SortyBy Date for search results, though this functionality is supported in the previous Bing Search API 2.0.

    This is a very useful capability, without it one can not query for all news search results from the past year (or any other date window longer than one month)

    9 votes
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  16. Issues with pagination

    I'm seeing weird behaviour when paginating results. It is impossible to figure out when to stop asking for more results.


    1. The totalEstimatedMatches value changes wildly. To the extent that the script I wrote to test the API ended up eating up all the credits in the free tier by just going on an on. At one point it started incrementing itself by the page size in every response


    2. I cannot use the number of duplicate results returned as a way of figuring out when to stop either. (The first page returned 68 unique results, the 2nd 7, the 3rd 2…

    9 votes
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