With the holiday season up and running it is but obvious to us to wish our dear and near ones. Before the onset of the digital era, all one had to do is rush to the nearest greeting card stores and take their pick, However with the onslaught of the new communication tool one might as well use them to send greetings for their loved ones. Well, there are many other greeting options available but Microsoft’s Bing offering seems to top it all.
Personalized Greeting cards & more from Bing
It’s not too late to send season’s greetings to a loved one. Choose your favorite e-card image, add a personalized message, and share the love using Bing this holiday season.
One can now send personalized holiday cards to anyone who is on Microsoft Bing and after selecting the card, the service allows you to personalize it with your message post which you can send it through email and also share it on social media including Facebook and Twitter.
We did find some nice set of greetings that suited the occasion and the best part is the sharing option that lets you share through Facebook, Twitter, Outlook, email and also generate a shareable link to send it out directly.
That said Bing has introduced a couple of features to usher in the holiday season and the greeting card is only one of them. This is how you can send a greeting card to your loved ones, Go to Bing and search for “Bing Holiday cheer” the first result will showcase a few greeting cards. Selecting “See more” and this will pull up more greeting cards to choose from.
Well, the personalization is pretty easy, select “Edit Message” and punch in your message.
Now let’s take out some time to know about the other handful things Microsoft Bing has readied for its users this Holiday season.
- Sing a Song– Love singing? Well, Bing has some sweet collection of old and new holiday songs that you can sing along, thanks to the lyrics along with the video.
- Movie Guides– One of the best ways to spend your holidays is family movie time. The holiday movie guide will let you stream a great collection of the movie or even buy the tickets for the big screen.
- Sumptuous Recipes– If you are in the mood to treat your taste buds try out a new recipe after checking out Bing’s image carousel of holiday cookies. For the extra creative touch maybe you can turn your baking into a creative piece of art, how about a gingerbread house?
- Crafts– Who said crafts are not fun, let your kids try out the fun craft projects and open up any of the coloring pages on the Edge browser and make merry with the inking tools, no more crayons!
Apart from these, you can also ask Cortana “Where is Santa Claus” and follow him along as Norad and Microsoft track him on December 24.
Well, while the set of new features might seem elementary in nature the very fact that they are entertaining and will keep us occupied throughout the holiday seasons.