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The Real Reason Yahoo Answers Got Shut Down

Content moderation is a worthy investment.

An artistic representation of Yahoo Answers. (Author via iStock Images)

Yahoo Answers was always plagued by a fundamental problem: the people who typed questions into it were too dumb to realize they could google those questions.

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Sean Kernan

Sean Kernan

Quality over quantity. Always on the hunt for a good story. That guy from Quora. Writing out of Tampa, Florida.