Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Glossary

A search engine.

Commonly referred to as Ask.

It is a business division of IAC Search & Media, and was founded in 1996 by Garrett Gruener and David Warthen in Berkeley, California. was originally known as Ask Jeeves, where "Jeeves" is the name of the "gentleman's personal gentleman", or butler, fetching answers to any question asked.

In fall of 2008, underwent several changes and became the "new", providing faster, more relevant search results.

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