ChaCha is a human-assisted search tool.
- Apple .Mac
- Windows Live Search
- Yahoo! Search
ChaCha is a human-assisted search tool. What that means is that users have a text-chat conversation with a person on the other end of the search engine, someone who's supposedly an expert, and they help you find the info you're looking for. In addition to this, there's a regular (read: people-free) search tool that lets you hunt for results unassisted.
We didn't have great luck with this our first time, but the idea is really neat. Short of hiring a research assistant or using search experts, there's not an easier way to have someone help you find something without having to leave the house.
Web site: www.ChaCha.com
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