What Are the Benefits of Ask Jeeves?

By Pamela Gardapee

Ask Jeeves was introduced in 1996. In 2005, the name was changed to Ask.com. Ask Jeeves offers a way to search the Internet by using search tools, image search, video search, weather searches and local searches.

Ask Questions

Ask Jeeves has a site tool that allows you to ask a question and get results and answers from other Ask Jeeves users. The Q&A section can bring many pages of answers to one question. This function is good for people who need opinions or are doing polls.

News Searches

The site has a news search section, where you enter a topic and it returns all the links associated with your search term. If you don't find what you need, Jeeves gives you suggestion on the right side of the page.

Thesaurus and Dictionary

Ask Jeeves site has a thesaurus and dictionary tool. You can type in a word and search. Ask Jeeves shows a list of places to find a meaning, or if you need to find synonyms for a word, you enter that word and search.

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