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Q&A Services

Collaborative problem-solving is one of the quickest ways to answer questions quickly and well. Dedicated question and answering sites like Stack Overflow and Quora allow for you to ask communities of knowledgeable people specializing in a multitude of proficiencies to give you answers to questions you may not have the time or knowledge foundation to resolve yourself. Knowledge might be power, but knowing where to find those with knowledge can be just as powerful!

Platforms

  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Self-Hosted
  • Windows
  • iPad
  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Android Tablet
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Wordpress
  • Chrome OS
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Features

  • Knowledge base
  • Customer Feedback
  • Community based
  • Forums
  • Software as a Service
  • Polling
  • Anonymity
  • Blogging
  • Customizable
  • Share content
  • Team Collaboration
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

Reddit

Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.

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Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share? ?their programming ?knowledge, and build their careers.

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Stack Exchange

Stack Exchange is a fast-growing network of 84 [and counting] question and answer sites on diverse topics from software programming to cooking to photography and gaming.

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Quora

Quora.com is a question/answer service allowing users to pose questions that other users can answer, each question and answer can have comments, each users can write one...

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Slant

Slant is a product recommendation community with the goal of making it effortless to find the best product, app or game for you.

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Super User

Super User, part of Small Stack Exchange iconStack Exchange , is a Q&A site for computer enthusiasts that's free.

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Question2Answer

A Q&A site helps an online community to share knowledge. No matter what your area of interest, people with questions can get super answers fast.

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Niftio

Discontinued

This software is no longer maintained.

Niftio is a new presentation platform that aims to help any presenter master the art of presentations from the moment he creates the slides to the moment he gets off the stage.

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AhaSlides

Interactive presentation software for your class, meetings and events. AhaSlides makes it easy to add polls, live charts, fun quizzes, engaging Q&A sessions to your presentation. So you can be a real star on stage.

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Server Fault

Server Fault is a Q&A site for system administrators and IT professionals that's free.

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Wooclap

The most complete, simple and intuitive audience responses system that helps you engage your audience during a live conference, a corporate meeting or inside a classroom.

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Apps and Oranges

Discontinued

No longer updated. Last actions date back to 2012 and new apps cannot be added due to unresolved issues. In 2013 Brian Morykon, Co-founder and Designer of the site, talked about a new version of Apps & Oranges more focused on web apps: https://getsatisfaction.com/appsandoranges/topics/cannot_add_app

Apps & Oranges helps people find and recommend the best apps for getting stuff done. It's social Q&A: Question & Apps.

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Pubble

Pubble is the world's best Q&A platform. We make it simple and easy to add a great Q&A platform to any blog, website or Facebook page.

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Yahoo! Answers

Yahoo! Answers is a way to find and share information. You can ask questions on any topic, get answers from real people, and share your insights and experience.

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PeerQ

PeerQ is a Quora like monetized knowledge sharing platform that can be used for asking questions, providing answers, offering bounties and completing tasks to earn BitCash cryptocurrency.

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Aardvark

Discontinued

In February 2010 Aardvark was acquired by Google. It was discontinued in September 2011.

Ask questions, get live answers from your network! Aardvark finds the perfect person to answer any question in real-time.

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MeetingPulse

Industry leading audience interaction platform used globally by 1000's of students to Fortune 100 companies for meetings and events. Features include real-time audience polling, Q&A, surveys, quizzes, raffles, all available in anonymous mode.

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Askme

Discontinued

Website is now unreachable. It yields an error 521.

Startups get your queries answered by the World's Top Investors and Entrepreneurs.Startups + Investors +Entrepreneurs Connect.

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Ask.fm

An obvious clone of formsping.me ( Small Spring.me iconSpring.me ), ask.fm offers creating a profile URL that can be addressed by others users with questions.

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OSQA

Discontinued

The last commit to its open source code (https://github.com/dzone/osqa ) is dated 2015. The official website URL (www.osqa.net ) redirects to the proprietary product Answer-Hub (https://devada.com/answerhub/ ). www.osqa.net also happens to be in a blacklist used by the uMatrix browser extension.

OSQA is the free, open source Q&A system you've been waiting for. Your OSQA site is more than just an FAQ page, it is a full-featured Q&A community.

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AskBot

Askbot is a Q&A system, like StackOverflow, Yahoo Answers and some others.

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iBoske

Life is full of decisions, have the answers at your hand. Join the #1 decision making and question solver expert community.

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CuriousCat.me

Curious cat is a small social networking tool that allows you to connect with your followers by providing them with the appropiate tools to communicate with you.

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CodeProject

CodeProject is a community of Software development and Design developers joined together with certain common goals: to learn, to teach and to have fun programming.

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Pigeonhole Live

Audience engagement tool for crowdsourced Q&As, polls, and surveys. Built for mobile, works on all web-based interfaces. Perfect for enterprises and companies as a backchannel for their town halls, all-hands meetings and conferences.

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