Microsoft revealed on the Bing blog that it has made some serious improvements to Bing Image Search over the past couple of months. Microsoft credits its use of the upgraded variation (V3) of the Aesthetic model for these improvements.Based on Microsofts tests, the enhancements the search business saw were quite considerable. They include: Reduction in the distance by 48%.
Improvement in SBS accuracy by 10% on the public aesthetic dataset CUHKPQ.
A 36% higher connection with human judgment.
The V3 design outshined the V2 model in click-through rate by 36% Here is a GIF comparing some of the V2 designs vs V3 designs from Bing: Forum discussion at Twitter.