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Searching for Answers via Social Networks
2008 5th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference
Seeking answers to questions is a natural part of our learning and social interactions. Although search engines, web-based forums, and inquiries to friends via e-mails or instant messengers are all methods we use today, in many cases, much time is still spent to search, organize, or wait for responses. If knowledgable people can be found online to answer questions in real-time, then the time spent to browse webpages, wait for forum responses, or ask multiple people may be much reduced. In thisdoi:10.1109/ccnc08.2007.71 dblp:conf/ccnc/HuangCH08 fatcat:pxpj2etdsjffnoxbwp2q3thewi