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Google Acquires Aardvark to Answer Questions

TechCrunch yesterday broke the news that Google had acquired Aardvark for $50 million. The move represents Google's further dedication to staking its claim in the social market. Founded by two former Google employees, Aardvark lets users ask questions and get immediate responses from their friends and friends of friends.

The website also reports that, earlier this month, the company released a research report containing data about the company. Aardvark ( boasts 90,361 users, of whom 55.9 percent had created content (asked or answered a question). The site’s average query volume was 3,167.2 questions per day, with the median active user asking 3.1 questions per month.

Read more on Aardvark here, or check it out for yourself.