In its latest move to make people switch to its Bing search engine, the tech giant Microsoft has decided to pay users in Britain to use Bing over competitors like Google Search. As a part of its "Rewards" scheme, Microsoft will now let its users to earn points for making purchases online and just searching the web which can then be redeemed for music and movies.
According to reports by Wired.co.uk published recently, "The rewards scheme has been introduced to give something to Microsoft's current users as well as helping to attract new customers to Bing and its online store."
How it works- it is been reported that there are two levels of points to redeem.
In the Level 1 members can earn points for 10 searches per day while those at Level 2 will get the benefit to earn reward points for 50 searches per day. However, the numbers of searches used are refreshed each day.
It is also ascertained by the company that simultaneously, the rewards scheme will be launched in France, Germany and Canada soon.
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