Does Yahoo have the Right Answers?

Anonymous Patron writes Does Yahoo have the right answers? An online Q&A service, Yahoo Answers (check out the disclaimer page here) has become the second most popular Internet reference site after Wikipedia, according to Comscore. In June, Yahoo Answers attracted 12.3 million unique visitors, a 35 percent spike from the previous month. (For comparison, media sensation YouTube had 13.4 million visitors in June.) During the same period, 947,000 people clicked on Google Answers, down 4 percent from May.

The secret to Yahoo Answers’s success?

Get your tens of millions of users to create your next hot product — and then give it away.”