WikiAnswers is designed to help users gather information and provide knowledge. The website allows its users to ask questions and post responses to those posed by others. Users can also toggle between those submitted by the community and references topics. Four links give the user access to unanswered questions, new questions, new answers and the WikiAnswers reference library. Question pages list the username of the person who asked the question, featured videos, related articles, buttons to discuss, research, share or follow a question and links to similar questions. WikiAnswers is available in English, Tagalog, Italian, French, Spanish and German.Show more screenshots »
WikiAnswers was launched in 2002. It is a part of the Answers Corporation, which was founded in December of 1998 by Robert S. Rosenschein. The company currently consists of approximately 70 individuals, including CEO Rosenschein, Chief Strategic Officer Bruce D. Smith, CFO Steven Steinberg and CTO Jeff Schneiderman.
WikiAnswers gives users a place to ask any kind of question, no matter how simple or complicated. The website is geared towards information. Users can learn about specific topics, receive instructions or advice from people who understand the topic.
The WikiAnswers website utilizes a colorful design with vibrant green and blue. The main content is given center stage, with blue links to access question pages and colorful icons for sharing, following and research features. The website also contains a number of advertisements but these are generally not intrusive, even though they are found on both the left and right sides of the page. Each question page contains neatly organized links to related topics, similar questions and relevant articles as well as a handful of featured videos that can be viewed. The basic navigation links are available in the lower, left hand corner. The search tool bar remains easily accessible, displayed in the green header at the top of each page.
WikiAnswers is a website that thrives on a strong community. Without its members, the website would have little to offer. Luckily the creators have kept WikiAnswers accessible with free access for all users. There are no subscription fees or other charges for creating an account or asking questions.
WikiAnswers offers internet users a way to ask questions and get answers from others. There are better Q&A sites available.