Yahoo Answers UK Launches Five Million Answers Challenge

Yahoo working aggressively after its success with Yahoo Answers US has launched a new campaign in UK – Five Million Answers Challenge. Yahoo Answers UK is aiming to reach 5 million answers in the next 8 weeks ending on 29th October. Yahoo is engaging celebrities and experts who will be asking questions every week for particular categories. Users answering the most questions will receive prizes including Sony Flatscreen HDTV. Users will have to register for the competition and winners will be drawn for each category based on the best answers attained each week. This week starts off with the Science and Mathematics category.

Since its launch in December 2005, Yahoo answers have seen a spectacular growth with 40 million answers written by yahoo users will now. Given the recent success in US and this being yahoo’s biggest advertising campaign in UK since boom days, this task does seem achievable.

Links:
Yahoo Answers UK
Yahoo Answers Uk – Science and Mathematics
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4 Responses to “Yahoo Answers UK Launches Five Million Answers Challenge”

  1. StartupSquad » Blog Archive » Google Answers to be shut down Says:

    […] Any question asked by a user at Google Answers used to cost $2.50. Obviously the financial motivation, price per question, and quality of answer would never be able provide a sustainable ecosystem. Variable pricing model of Amazon Mechanical Turk or free answers from Yahoo Answers seem to be a better solution, although we are still not sure about the success status of Amazon service. […]

  2. StartupSquad » Blog Archive » Yedda’s knowledge sharing engine gets $2.5 million Says:

    […] Yedda is trying to operate in a market dominated by Yahoo Answers. Yedda counters Yahoo by going beyond the standard offering by enabling personalization of service through the use of semantic search engine. As you keep using the service the sematic engine will start driving very specific questions and answers towards you. Personally i have yet to use the service and analyze how well the service matches up questions according to my profile. I also like the fact that you don’t really have to looking out for new questions contantly on the site. Instead the service can reach you via email and IM. Previously i had written about another service Illumio that enables users to be contacted in a desktop based application depending upon your identified interests. […]

  3. StartupSquad » Blog Archive » Yedda’s knowledge sharing engine gets $2.5 million Says:

    […] Yedda is trying to operate in a market dominated by Yahoo Answers. Yedda counters Yahoo by going beyond the standard offering by enabling personalization of service through the use of semantic search engine. As you keep using the service the sematic engine will start driving very specific questions and answers towards you. Personally i have yet to use the service and analyze how well the service matches up questions according to my profile. Besides this I also like the fact that you don’t really have to looking out for new questions contantly on the site. Instead the service can reach you via email and IM. Previously i had written about another service Illumio that enables users to be contacted in a desktop based application depending upon your identified interests. […]

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