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  • Ask.fm Claims It’s Overtaken Q&A Giant Formspring – What’s Going On Here?

    Ask.fm Claims It’s Overtaken Q&A Giant Formspring – What’s Going On Here?

    After Formspring’s recent pivot away from the personal end of the social Q&A space, you’d be forgiven for thinking that there’s little growth left in this narcissistic of all mediums. But if European competitor Ask.fm‘s numbers are to believed that may not be the case. The Latvia-based Formspring clone says it’s now overtaken its US rival in terms of… Read More

  • Formspring's Marketing Moment Comes With Its First Promoted Question Of The Day

    Formspring's Marketing Moment Comes With Its First Promoted Question Of The Day

    Social Q&A site Formspring, where more than 3 billion questions have been answered so far, had a marketing moment today. For the first time, the Question of the Day was a promoted question: “What do you think would happen if apes took over? #apeswillrise” The question promotes the upcoming movie Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, which is the prequel to the classic Planet Of… Read More

  • The Kids Are All Right.  Formspring Pageviews Are Up 65 Percent Since September

    The Kids Are All Right. Formspring Pageviews Are Up 65 Percent Since September

    Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen a blooming of new Q&A sites which are both social and informative. While Quora gets a lot of our attention here at TechCrunch because of the quality of the answers it generates, it is still tiny compared Formspring, Stack Overflow, and most of its other competitors. Formspring, in particular, is killing it once again after a drop-off in… Read More

  • Plank.ly Blends Social Q&A, Videos, And Voting

    Plank.ly Blends Social Q&A, Videos, And Voting

    Formspring.me has quickly gained popularity as a social question and answer portal that allows anyone to ask you questions, and gives you a platform to answer them, simulating an interview format. Today, the co-founder of TinyChat is launching a similar question and answer platform, called Plank.ly, that includes a more social format and video integration. Plank.ly’s free web service… Read More

  • On Formspring.me, Anyone Can Ask You Anything. And You'll Love It.

    On Formspring.me, Anyone Can Ask You Anything. And You'll Love It.

    No matter what anyone says, one of the most fundamentally appealing qualities of social sites like Twitter and Facebook is the notion that people actually care what you’re doing or sharing. When someone ‘Likes’ your photo album on Facebook, it makes you feel good. Formspring.me is a new service that takes this feeling to a new level. It lets you invite anyone on the web to… Read More