- Google Questions and Answers
Google Questions and Answers is a free
knowledge marketoffered by June 28, 2007and replaces the fee-based Google Answersservice, discontinued on December 1, 2006. Google had chosen Russia as the first country to launch this new service.
Technologically, Google service most closely resembles analogous services by Naver and Yahoo!. It is pseudonymous: the nicknames of the authors of questions and answers are shown right next to their contributed content. Google uses question tagging to help users find relevant questions.
As most services of this kind, Google provides an incentive system to motivate people to answer questions. It is based on assigning points for actions and a system of levels loosely based on the Russian system of academic degrees. An interesting feature of the incentive system is that Google's reward for visiting is higher than for posting an answer.
August 20, 2007, Google and Tianya, a Chinese community website, launched a free Q&A service entitled "Tianya Answers".
* [http://otvety.google.ru/otvety/ Google Questions and Answers (Russian site)]
* [http://wenda.tianya.cn/wenda/ Google Questions and Answers (Chinese Tianya site)]
* [http://googlerussiablog.blogspot.com/2007/06/google.html Announcement about the new service in Google Russia blog (in Russian)]
* [http://3form.org/blog?p=34 Google Answers is reborn in Russia, a blog post providing more details about the service in English]
* [http://googlified.com/2007google-otvety/ Google Otvety from Googlified]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Questions and Answers — may refer to: * Questions and Answers (TV series), a topical debate television programme in the Republic of Ireland * Questions and Answers (song), by Biffy Clyro * Questions and Answers (song), by Sham 69 *Questions Answers (album), an album by… … Wikipedia
Google Answers — was a knowledge market offered by Google that allowed users to post bounties for well researched answers to their queries. Asker accepted answers cost $2 to $200. Google retained 25% of the researcher s reward and a 50 cent fee per question. In… … Wikipedia
Google Groups — screenshot Developer(s) Goog … Wikipedia
Google's hoaxes — TISP redirects here. For the space program, see Teacher in Space Project. Google has a tradition of perpetrating April Fools Day hoaxes. Contents 1 April Fool s hoaxes 1.1 2000 1.2 2002 … Wikipedia
Google — This article is about the corporation. For the search engine, see Google Search. For other uses, see Google (disambiguation). Google Inc … Wikipedia
Google — Cet article concerne l entreprise Google Inc. Pour le moteur de recherche, voir Google (moteur de recherche). Pour les autres significations, voir Google (homonymie). Logo de Google … Wikipédia en Français
Answers.com — Answers Corporation Type Private Founded 1999 (as GuruNet) Founder Bob Rosenschein founded GuruNet, which later acquired the Ans … Wikipedia
Google Music — est un service de musique en ligne dont les premières rumeurs de sortie aux États Unis sont apparues en 2010. En juillet 2011, Google Music n est accessible que depuis les États Unis, la Chine et l Inde, à travers trois sites complètement… … Wikipédia en Français
And did those feet in ancient time — is a short poem by William Blake from the preface to his epic Milton a Poem, one of a collection of writings known as the Prophetic Books. The date on the title page of 1804 for Milton is probably when the plates were begun, but the poem was… … Wikipedia
Google Book — Google Books Google Books est un service en ligne permettant d accéder à des livres numérisés. Anciennement appelé Google Print, le début de la numérisation des livres a été annoncé par Google en décembre 2004. Disposant de moyens considérables,… … Wikipédia en Français