Ask Kids Relaunches With Cute Kids Features

A few days ago, Ask.com relaunched Ask Kids, their search flavored for children. The Ask.com blog just wrote about the launch last night.

Ask.com said the Ask Kids site was “built from the ground-up, with our own search technology.” It seems like Ask.com added a “very strict” list of which sites are allowed in the Ask Kids index and which are not allowed. They claim it is the “most comprehensive, kid-friendly search available today.”

The search result layout is pretty much the same, with a three-pane view, but it does add a more kid friendly design to it. The feature I like the best is what I call, the kids place mat, which allows you to draw and scribble on the home page of Ask Kids. Here is my master piece:

Ask Kids

Ask also added what they call the Schoolhouse, which provides learning resources, shortcut links, and reference sites for particular school subjects.

Related Topics: Ask: Web Search | Channel: Consumer

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