Everyone was talking about it yesterday, and everyone had a different take –
NYTimes: Ask.com Revamps Search Engine
Mashable: Ask.com Now Actually Delivers Answers
Search Engine Land: Ask.com Goes Back To 1996 With New Release
AdAge: Ask.com Returns to Answers
Well, however it’s reported, the point is that the Q&A trend is growing strong. Ask.com‘s new search bar boasts options like ‘web’, ‘images’, ‘news’ and… ‘lots of answers’. The Q&A search option seems to have the safety net of the Beta tag, but the truth is I think it works out pretty well. It takes your search term and scans the major Q&A sites for relevant pages.