Users in various areas of the Earth, such as the U.S., said Friday no picture results were returned once they hunted for the expression"tank guy."
The photograph has turned into a sign of defiance across the world.
After being alerted by terrorists, Microsoft explained in a statement that the problem has been"because of an inadvertent human error and continues to be solved."
Chinese governments need search engines, sites and societal networking platforms working within the nation to censor key words and outcomes deemed sensitive or critical of the Chinese authorities.
Microsoft's Bing is one of the very few global search engines which run in China, in which it abides by local censorship legislation and competes with bigger Chinese search engines like Baidu and Sogou.
Rival Google left over the Chinese marketplace in 2010 following four decades of operation, after disputes over censorship and also a significant hacking attack that Google considers originated in China.