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Why do our questions end up on 28eb.com?

Asked by CMaz (26248points) June 15th, 2010

Was looking around the web came across my Fluther questions on 28eb.com.

How is that?

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envidula61's avatar

28eb.com is an Answer Search Engine. You submit question story, we find the best answer link for you from different Q&A websites such as Yahoo Answers,Yedda,eHow,Answers and etc.

It is a good idea to start your question with Who,What,When,Where,Why or How. You can click the blue arrow to vote for the best answer.

Cruiser's avatar

I saw this last year and thought the same thing until I realized what it was. I up arrowed all my questions is that cheating? lol!

MissAnthrope's avatar

Is it bad that I think my questions from here have gotten a better reception there? What’s that all about, anyway? ;)

Cruiser's avatar

@MissAnthrope I saw that too! What’s up with that?? lol!

augustlan's avatar

Interesting! Thanks for pointing it out.

BoBo1946's avatar

@ChazMaz must be a bad site, my virus protection has “conniption fit!”

i confess..it was me——I LOVE YOU MAN !—you are my hero!

timtrueman's avatar

There are a ton of lame sites like this that scrape content off other sites. It’s not legal but I wouldn’t worry about it too much—they have a “pagerank” of zero (out of ten) on Google so when you search for anything they’ll either be dead-last or non-existent on the search results.

Buttonstc's avatar

So if they have that low a ranking, what’s the point of having site like that up at all ?

Being so low ranked, I can’t imagine it does enough ad revenue, so why bother ?

timtrueman's avatar

@Buttonstc Judging from the quality of the design and engineering I’d say they probably don’t know what their pagerank is or perhaps even what pagerank is…

Buttonstc's avatar

So, if they (presumably) aren’t making money at it, why bother creating a site like that where the entire content is siphoned off of other sites ?

Presumably it costs them something to run this site. I can’t imagine it’s a vanity project. I’m just curious why they’d bother running the risk of a lawsuit over copying the content of others.

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