All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ask.com’

Ask Looks To Spread Its Q&A To 30,000 Publishers With nRelate Acquisition

Ask.com has acquired content recommendation company nRelate for an undisclosed sum. nRelate is a service that serves up related article content on publishers’ pages in a box, similar to the one pictured. There is also an ad component, which enables publishers to get some money through a revenue share model. “nRelate’s platform helps over 30k publishers (bloggers and other media) …

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Google Obviously Powers Ask.com’s Paid And Organic Search Results

Not that this will necessarily come as a surprise to you, but it seems pretty obvious that Google is powering Ask’s organic search results. Ask has an open partnership with Google for its sponsored search results, but will not come right out and say who is powering its regular results. I’m not sure that there was much doubt it was …

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Improv Reshapes Ask.com’s Creativity, Innovation

Can improvisation inspire new methods of innovation and creativity, especially when you’re inspired by Tina Fey’s book, Bossypants? If you work for Ask.com, the answer is yes, yes it can. When speaking to Ask’s Lisa Kavanaugh, Ask’s Chief Product and Technology Officer, Abby Johnson and the rest of the WebProNews video team found out the details of Ask’s new strategy …

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Ask.com Unveils Pollroll App for iPhone

Today, Ask.com revealed its new mobile app, Pollroll, combining the instant gratification of a poll with the answer depth and social context of a Q&A service. The app, which allows users to send polls to friends and those nearby, is available in Apple’s iTunes store in advance of SXSW 2012. “Polling is one of the most engaging and straightforward Q&A …

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