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Bing image API returns only US results

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  • Hi,

    I struggle a bit with the BING image search api. I set the market to en-GB and yet if I search for football I just get american football results. I have to use Soccer ( which is not really used in the uk) in order to get the football results that I want. Yet if I search on the bing homepage it brings up the correct football images for the search term football.

    Am I missing some settings here?


    Tuesday, November 05, 2013 1:59 PM

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  • Hi stephanf10,

    Thanks for posting!

    Base on my experience, your operation is right. It may be lead by cultural different. I suggest you could contact Bing Search API support, here is the support channel: https://support.discoverbing.com/eform.aspx?productKey=bingsearchapi&ct=eformts&scrx=1 .

    Please try it.

    Any question, please let me know.

    Thanks

    Will


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    Wednesday, November 06, 2013 3:10 AM
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  • Well that was useless. I waited all day for a response then I get a simple "please call your local support hotline" generic type of response. After eventually finding a number ( the only number) and going through 15 gazillion menu options the person I spoke to hang up on me. 

    Is there anything else I can do that actually helps me to get a solution to my problem?

    Wednesday, November 06, 2013 3:32 PM