Freshly Funded ChaCha Thinks It Has Q&A Right This Time

Last week, Q&A vet ChaCha closed a new $14 million round of funding showing that there are still believers in the Q&A space. We had the opportunity to speak with founder and CEO Scott Jones about what ChaCha has in…

Quora Optimizes Android App For Tablets

Quora announced today that it has optimized its Android app for the tablet experience. “More and more, people read and write on Quora while on-the-go. Many people also love using tablets, making a unique Quora experience for tablets one of…

Quora Launches Blogs, Rich Text Editor

Last month, Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo announced the company’s new mission, which involves sharing and growing the world’s knowledge. He indicated that Quora would be expanding beyond the simple Q&A the site is known for. It appears that expansion has…

Quora Gets A Refresh On iPhone

Quora announced today that it has launched a new version of its iPhone app, which is now available in the App Store. “The new app is better and faster with a new UI that takes advantage of the iPhone 5,…

Quora Launches “Online Now” Feature, Improves Suggestions Algorithm

Quora has launched a new feature called Online Now, which will be seen in its existing Ask to Answer product. It allows users to see when experts “who might be able to help” with their questions are actually available at…

Google+ Questions Answered In Latest Hangout

One of the coolest things Google does is list the office hours of their various departments. This allows users and developers to ask questions of the team and get answers from the actual people working on the software. The Google+…

Google’s Social Q&A Search: Ask Google+ Friends From Google Results

Update: A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews: “Our goal for search is to help you find the best answers to your questions, and sometimes the best answers come from your friends. To help you find those answers, we’re experimenting with a…

Quora Launches Boards Feature

Quora, known primarily as a Q&A site, has launched a new feature to expand on this concept, and become more than strictly question-and-answer format. It’s called Boards. Essentially, Boards just lets you post whatever content you want on your profile.…

Exclusive: Ask Aims To Make Q&A More Social

Earlier this year Ask.com opened up its community portion of the site to its entire user base. This gave users the ability to ask questions and get answers from people. Since then, the company has been re-tooling its site looking…

Top Searches & Questions of 2011 (According to ASK & AOL)

Earlier this week, we looked at Bing’s year-end round-up (be it a little early) of the top searches of 2011. And the lists continue as today both AOL and Ask released their versions. Ask’s fittingly come in the form of…