Business News to Run AnswerThon(TM) for Charity July 26-27, 2008

2008-07-17 09:38:00

NEW YORK–(EMWNews)–Answers Corporation (NASDAQ: ANSW), creators of the leading answer

engine offering reference site®

and social knowledge Q&A site WikiAnswers.comTM,

today announced its summer Charity AnswerThon, to be held July 26 – 27,

2008. The AnswerThons, held a few times each year, are organized online

events designed to foster the sharing of knowledge.

During the upcoming Charity AnswerThon, each registered contestant will

pick one of the five featured charities to support

ArtWorks Foundation, CaringBridge,

Global Aids Alliance, The

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or World

of Good and then answer as many

questions as possible on,

sharing their knowledge and contributing to the collective effort of

others supporting their favorite charity. At the end of the competition,

the charity with the most contributions will receive a $5,000 donation

from Answers Corp. The second and third place charities will receive

$1,500 and $500, respectively.

Answers must be original work and can address unanswered questions in

any of WikiAnswers’ more than 3,200 categories. Anyone who is interested

in participating can learn more and sign up here:

“The AnswerThon is a great way to promote worldwide knowledge sharing

and with the special focus on charities in this round, were

pleased to be supporting worthwhile international causes,

commented Liz Cohen, WikiAnswers Community Marketing Coordinator.

About Answers Corporation

Answers Corporation (NASDAQ: ANSW) owns and operates Web properties

dedicated to providing useful answers in thousands of categories. The

award-winning reference site

includes content on five million topics from over 180 licensed sources

from leading publishers, including Houghton Mifflin Company, Barron’s,

Wikipedia, Encyclopedia Britannica.

is a community-generated Social Knowledge Q&A platform, leveraging

wiki-based technologies. Through the contributions of WikiAnswers’

growing community and dedicated supervisors, answers are constantly

improved and updated over time. WikiAnswers was ranked by comScore as

the fastest growing domain of the top 1,500 in the U.S. in terms of

unique monthly visitors in 2007. is also available for

mobile devices at

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