Facebook acquires Q&A startup friend.ly

Facebook has acquired friend.ly, a startup that makes a Facebook app for asking and answering questions with your friends. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Friend.ly was founded in 2010 and has reportedly raised $5 million in venture capital to date.…

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Loopt Looks for Engagement in Location Q&A

Location-based app Loopt is looking beyond the check-in and trying to engage users by providing them information about what they should do they they arrive. Loopt is introducing Loopt Qs, a lightweight real-time question and answer feature that allows users to get answers to popular questions.…

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How Quora Is Trying to Build an Ideal Society

What's going on at Quora, seven months since announcing itself and a month after opening to the public? We visited co-founder Charlie Cheever at the company's Palo Alto office to hear more about how the company is handling the dueling forces of growth and quality.…

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PeerPong Asks for Expert Advice on Twitter

PeerPong, a new Q&A site with an adorable name, is launching a public beta today. The company's premise is to bring users' questions to qualified experts on any given topic given their talking about it publicly online -- right now, on Twitter.…

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Zillow CEO Pozits a Social Q&A Site

Rich Barton today launched a side project called Pozit, which plays in the hot space of social Q&A. Pozit is a simple tool for starting a discussion with your friends. You ask a question and invite friends to answer using an invite-only short URL.…

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