<ul><li>Was created my Scott Jones and Brad Bostic  </li></ul><ul><li>Service that answers mobile questions for users  </l...
<ul><li>ChaCha was originally founded with the intention to offer human-guided search from within a web browser </li></ul>...
<ul><li>In January 2008 ChaCha launched a new text service that allowed users to ask questions via text message </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Launched the Voice Search on April 1, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Discontinued the desktop search after this came into ...
<ul><li>In July 2008 ChaCha did a campaign for Coca-Cola to promote My Coke Rewards program  </li></ul><ul><li>In November...
<ul><li>Web Site:  http://www.chacha.com/   </li></ul><ul><li>Text Line:  ChaCha (242242) </li></ul><ul><li>Phone Line:  1...
<ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ChaCha_(search_engine)   </li></ul>
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  1. 2. <ul><li>Was created my Scott Jones and Brad Bostic </li></ul><ul><li>Service that answers mobile questions for users </li></ul><ul><li>Based in Indiana and Indianapolis </li></ul><ul><li>Came out in September 2006 </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>ChaCha was originally founded with the intention to offer human-guided search from within a web browser </li></ul><ul><li>Users can chat with ChaCha on the left side of the screen and get the answer in the middle </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising from the answer is found on the right side </li></ul><ul><li>Phased out in August of 2008 thanks to mobile services </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>In January 2008 ChaCha launched a new text service that allowed users to ask questions via text message </li></ul><ul><li>The text message questions are answered by humans that send them via text message </li></ul><ul><li>The answer could be a short answer or a plain sentence with a link to a URL to a page that further explains </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Launched the Voice Search on April 1, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Discontinued the desktop search after this came into play </li></ul><ul><li>Users call a toll-free number </li></ul><ul><li>The question is answered via SMS text message </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>In July 2008 ChaCha did a campaign for Coca-Cola to promote My Coke Rewards program </li></ul><ul><li>In November 2008, ChaCha cut jobs, laid off employees and limited the number of answers to users of 20 per month </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Web Site: http://www.chacha.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Text Line: ChaCha (242242) </li></ul><ul><li>Phone Line: 1.800.2ChaCha </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ChaCha_(search_engine) </li></ul>

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