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Ask.com Acquires Ask.fm Q and A Site

2:26 pm on Aug 14, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Out of the blue, ask.com makes a social, Q&A site acquisition, ask.fm

Ask.com, the Oakland, Calif.-based company owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp, announced on Thursday it had acquired Ask.fm, a highly popular question-and-answer website.

The move signals Ask.comís first significant push into social networking. Ask.com was more popularly known as AskJeeves, when it began in 1995 as a search engine. Ask.com Acquires Ask.fm Q and A Site [bits.blogs.nytimes.com]
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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