Yahoo Answers Just Got More Valuable for Businesses

Yahoo Answers Just Got More Valuable for Businesses

By Chris Crum October 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

Yahoo has released a new mobile version of Yahoo Answers. For users, this means a more convenient way to access what I believe is the biggest Answers site on the web from their mobile phones in an optimized, less painful fashion. With Yahoo Answers for mobile, users can:

Yahoo Answers Ahead In Q&A Site Visits

The market share of U.S. visits to a custom category of Question and Answer websites has increased 118 percent for the week ending Mar. 15, 2008, compared to the same week in 2007, Hitwise reported today. Over the past two years, U.S. visits to this category have increased 889 percent comparing Feb. 2008 versus Feb. 2006.

Speaker Pelosi Queries Yahoo Answers

Yahoo’s efforts at heightening awareness of global warming has drawn a question from a very high-profile person for the Yahoo Answers audience.

Looking for Answers from Yahoo Answers

Yahoo Answers has some explaining to do.

Yahoo Answers Launches New Social Network

Much was made of Yahoo’s widely publicized failure in reaching a deal to acquire Facebook, the social network that is second only to MySpace in terms of popularity and usage. Rather than focus on the past, however, Yahoo has simply decided to create it’s own social utility.

Yahoo Answers Unicef And Widgets Vista

They have long supported charitable works by their employees and users, with the latest effort combining star power and Yahoo Answers to bolster the Up Close 2007 campaign to benefit Unicef.

Yahoo Answers Reaches For The Stars

A new feature has been added to Yahoo Answers, which has become a very successful destination at the Internet portal. Answers gained a new ability to share thanks to its development team.

Yahoo Has All The Answers (Well, 96% Of Them)
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Question and answer (Q&A) sites have a long way to go if they want to take market share away from Yahoo Answers. A really long way. Hitwise’s LeeAnn Prescott reports that Yahoo Answers controls a little over 96 percent of it.

Yahoo Extends Answers To The API

Web developers can get to the question and answer site, Yahoo Answers, through an application programming interface recently made available on the Yahoo Developer Network.

Bono Seeks Yahoo Answers To Poverty

U2’s frontman and noteworthy activist takes his turn during the Yahoo Answers “Ask the Planet” promotion and asks for suggestions on battling the problem of global poverty.

Yahoo Toasts To Global Answers

Nearly a week after Yahoo! launched its “Ask the Planet” promotion for its Yahoo! Answers service, the company posted a reminder about the additional languages the service would include – and girl drink recipe to go with it.

Yahoo Answering Users Again

A scheduled database upgrade took a turn for the worse for the Yahoo Answers team, but the group valiantly overcame the problem and returned the site to working order.