1 Billion Answers served on Yahoo! Answers

Yahoo! Answers reached an important milestone i.e. received its 1 billionth answer!, “Launched in December 2005 we have now become the largest and most popular global Q&A site on the internet, available in 9 languages across 21 countries. The volume of contributions we receive from the Answers community on a daily basis is mindboggling.  Yahoo! Answers currently […]

Yahoo! Answers reached an important milestone i.e. received its 1 billionth answer!, “Launched in December 2005 we have now become the largest and most popular global Q&A site on the internet, available in 9 languages across 21 countries. The volume of contributions we receive from the Answers community on a daily basis is mindboggling.  Yahoo! Answers currently receives: 823,966 questions and answers per day…that works out to 34,331 per hour or 572 per minute…which is 10 questions and answers posted EVERY second! Although, it’s difficult to pinpoint the first answer to the first question once Answers was opened to the public, but one of the first-ever answers came to this question -“Why are yawns contagious?”,” writes Yahoo! Here’re biggest: » The most popular question ever was from Hillary Clinton who received over 38,000 answers to her question: “Based on your own family’s experience, what do you think we should do to improve health care in America?”. » This is closely followed by Oprah Winfrey’s question with over 37,000 responses

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