07/28/2010 // US // TiffNews10 // News Desk
San Francisco – Ask.com is making a return to its question and answer format, which will allow the site to provide users with two sources for obtaining answers to their questions. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the search engine, formerly known as Ask Jeeves, will include user generated questions and answers as well as ranked answers found online in its results page.
As noted in the report, the site is seeking to provide users with helpful answers to their questions with a 90 percent success rate, significantly up from reportedly providing answers users are seeking approximately 60 percent of the time. Tony Gentile, Ask’s senior vice president for product management, is quoted by the AP as stating of goals for the site, “What we’re ultimately trying to do is help people make a confident decision.”
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