Ask.com Launches Android App

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Askdotcom finally made it into the Android world launching its official application today.The onlyapp to integrate Q&A-focused web search with prompt answers from real people in a single, on-the-go experience.

The Ask.com Android app is now available in the Android Marketplace and on Amazon’s AppStore for Android.

[qr]https://market.android.com/details?id=com.ask.android[/qr]

Full press-release

Mobile Q&A Service Combines Search Plus Live Community to Deliver Android Users Immediate Answers to Questions

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Ask.com today launched its flagship mobile application for the Google Android Platform, the only app to integrate Q&A-focused web search with timely answers from real people in a single, on-the-go experience. The availability of Ask.com on Android follows the launch of its popular Q&A app for iPhone, which recently passed one million downloads and is one of the top reference apps in the iPhone store. The Ask.com Android app is now available in the Android Marketplace and Amazon AppStore for Android.

“We have placed a big bet on mobile as part of our growth strategy, and it’s paying off with four times the answer rate as our site users,” said Jason Rupp, senior director of product management at Ask.com. “Over the last three quarters there was triple digit growth in traffic from smartphones to the Ask.com mobile site, and 60 percent of that was Android. To