Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo Answers · 5 months ago

Why has Yahoo Answers force people to write at least 15 characters answer?

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  • 5 months ago

    Because of all the bots that have been spamming non-stop.

  • 5 months ago

    This is to mitigate all forms of point-gaming. You need a minimum of 15 characters before you can submit your answer to a question.

  • Ontol
    Lv 6
    5 months ago

    .... Because....

  • .
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    As mentioned a number of times already since the minimum was initiated, here in the Yahoo Answers subcategory, having a character minimum (which the site had years ago, then did away with) reduces simple point gaming answers as well as chat questions which typically only need a simple yes/no answer.

    Considering the site was designed for knowledge seeking questions, it makes sense that the answers to such questions would require much more than yes/no so a 15 character minimum is far less than the length most quality answers to such questions would be.

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  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Yahoo has Just Added a Character Limit Its to Improve Answer Quality to Stop people from Putting Useless Answers like 1 Word or Letter ETC

  • 5 months ago

    They are testing new point gaming fighting measures. It takes just a few extra seconds for each answer. Just type "The answer to your question is ....?"

  • 5 months ago

    So people do not ask YES NO questions.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    I have no idea.

  • 5 months ago

    no idea some answers only need few not 15

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Just to pi$$ us off.

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