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Ask the Internet: Combining Search and Social Networking to Find Answers

Before the Internet, when you had a question about what you should do in a certain situation, you’d pick up the phone and call your best friend, or your mother, or your brother, and ask for advice. If you needed to know the best way to replace the flush valve in your toilet, you’d call someone who’s handy. If you needed a recipe for chicken soup you’d call your grandmother