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Articles tagged with: computer information

Where Are My Google Answers?

I came across Google Answers yesterday while I was searching for something, although I don’t remember what. I was really surprised when I came across the site. It wasn’t the ‘1998 look’, nor was it the unattractive purple colors Google decided to choose for the layout, I just never knew the site existed! I’ve heard of Yahoo answers and Wiki answers, but never Google.

It turns out that Google Answers was launched in April 2002 and was closed in December of 2006. Supposedly Google just didn’t do it right when it launched the service. For one, question askers did not receive an e-mail that their question had been answered, which resulted in user dissatisfaction. Google claims that one of the biggest reasons they shut down the service was…