Yahoo is one of the top most search engines, other than this, it is also well known for its mail services. Yahoo has various strong featured services which are mostly liked & used by the yahoo users worldwide. Yahoo has served their services to their users in almost every field which are coming in daily part of a human’ life. Yahoo has various services like Yahoo mail, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo weather Flickr, Sports, Games, Climate, Yahoo News, Yahoo App, Yahoo messenger and many more.
Among this multiple yahoo services, Yahoo Answers is one of the successful services which is introduced by Yahoo for their users. It was launched in the year 2006. Yahoo! Answers is an online knowledge exchange platform where users can ask questions and give answers in which they are interested or they have knowledge about. It have the community guidelines for the users and if the users violate it they are banned from using the service. It is one of the best Q&A communities among all online communities. Here we are going to discuss some of the best features of Yahoo! Answers.
It allows the following
• Yahoo Answers allow any Yahoo registered user to answer a pre-existing question.
• Newcomers to the community were required to answer at least one question and maintain a positive score balance of five points or more in order to submit a new question.
• The questions submitted to the community exist for four days, during which, if any users post answers so the original users can highlight a specific response as the “Best Answer.”
• Each user at Yahoo answers begin with Level 1 and after receiving 100 free points can increase his or her level up to 7 by earning additional points through further participation on the site.
• If the answer of the user is given as the “Best Answer” then it is awarded by 10 points per post att yahoo.
• With the feature of automated system of points and levels, the Yahoo answer may award extra points to the users whose contribution is outstanding in the community.
• It is available for users in many languages like Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese.
• It have recently built a Badge for bloggers and web publishers. It is useful for them who want to show off knowledgeable answers to the questions of Yahoo users.
• The powered up search feature over the Yahoo! Answers help many small business owners to find more relevant questions, answers and discussions.
• Search results can now be filtered by newest, oldest, relevance, most or fewest answers. A fine tuning option also adds to it so that small business owners can see the most relevant discussions over Yahoo Answers!