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Facebook starting "Yahoo Answers" type service ?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Chronos, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Chronos

    Chronos Junior Member

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    Well, there was an ad to the right of my Facebook profile today about "Facebook Beta Tester", As an IM'er always looking for examples and ideas for future project, I was wondering how the hell someone could get an ad approved with probably a link to a CPA offer.

    It wasn't a CPA offer or anything of that matter, it was a legit Facebook ad, by facebook and for facebook. If you go to the page, it asks you to ask questions, but then fill out the answers in detailed form.

    Is this in competition with Yahoo Answers? Maybe to come up with a new search engine algorithm-type interface? What is it they are trying to do?

    Here's the link:
    http://www.facebook.com/product_application/
     
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  2. blackstone37

    blackstone37 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    That url doesn't go anywhere on fb...page not found
     
  3. coreyfmiller

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    Yeah seen this in another thread, link works here. Looks interesting, those that already make money from Yahoo answers may be able to get a head start on hte rest of us... kinda looks like this is what this service is headed for
     
  4. Chronos

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    I thought maybe they are trying to get a good amount of these questions (and answers) crawled by Google maybe?

    And to the first reply: The link still works fine for me, I'm from the United States, maybe the GEO-IP targeted who is available to the page? Or maybe it's because I have that I am attending a college? I don't know.
     
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