Yahoo's Social Search Campaign Starts With Questions

Share this content:

Yahoo launched its Ask the Planet 2006 free social search service campaign yesterday by addressing some of the world's biggest questions in the Hard Rock Cafe in New York's Times Square.

This service, available at http://answers.yahoo.com, relies solely on the collective knowledge of consumers worldwide and their willingness to answer with information about anything and everything. All a person has to do is ask, and, ideally, someone will supply an answer.

"The Ask the Planet promotion is significant because social search provides better search through people," said Andy Renieris, product manager for Yahoo Canada Search. "With Yahoo Answers, users can better find, use, share and expand all human knowledge."

People may stop at Military Island in Times Square until July 10 and use the computers available to ask or answer any question on Yahoo Answers. Celebrities such as wellness guru Deepak Chopra, political columnist Arianna Huffington and former vice president Al Gore will make guest appearances at the island.

Author Marilyn Vos Savant began the event by asking, "What can parents do to help their children reach their potential in school?"

Yahoo Answers is available in countries including Australia, Canada, India, Britain, United States, Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Singapore and Spain.

close

Next Article in Digital Marketing

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

USAData helps businesses find new customers and grow their current customers through a combination of data and digital marketing services, and easy-to-use SaaS technology products. We enrich customer data so businesses can more effectively target and communicate with customers, and connect them with their best look-alike prospects through digital and traditional channels. We make it easy through simple, self-serve applications and APIs, as well as through full-service programs managed by our Data and Digital experts. 

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here

Relive the 2017 Marketing Hall of Femme

Click the image above