Bing is testing a new virtual keyboard added on to the Bing search bar to enable searchers to search by emoji.
As you know, Bing is one of the few search engines that actually lets you search by Emoji characters. But to enable more searchers to use the emoji search, Bing seems to be testing a virtual emoji keyboard.
Rubén Gómez discovered it and documented how to force your browser to trigger the virtual keyboard. He also shared a video of it in action.
Here is a screen shot of the emoji keyboard in Bing:
Here is the video:
One wonders if Bing will launch this to everyone or just make it a setting somewhere.