Searching Bing by Date Gives Poor Results

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Searching Bing by date gives poor results, whereas Google returns expected results (see examples below). This also affects searches by date with other search engines that also use Bing for their search results – such as DuckDuckGo for example.

 

1) Search for the below term and change the date range to "2021-01-01 - 2021-04-30".
arstechnica "duckduckgo" [Bing]
arstechnica "duckduckgo" [Google]

Screenshot A (Date range "2021-01-01 - 2021-04-30"):

Screenshot A.png

 


2) Search for the below term and change the date range to "past year".
arstechnica "duckduckgo" [Bing]
arstechnica "duckduckgo" [Google]

Screenshot B (Date range "past year"):

Screenshot B.png

 


3) Search for the below term and change the date range to "2021-01-01 - 2021-04-30".
site:arstechnica.com "duckduckgo" [Bing]
site:arstechnica.com "duckduckgo" [Google]

Screenshot C (Date range "2021-01-01 - 2021-04-30"):

Screenshot C.png

 


4) Search for the below term and change the date range to "past year".
site:arstechnica.com "duckduckgo" [Bing]
site:arstechnica.com "duckduckgo" [Google]

Screenshot D (Date range "past year"):

Screenshot D.png

 

 

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