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Jelly: A Social Search Engine That Lets You Pose Questions in the Form of Photos

Jelly is a new form of a search engine – its answers are powered by the people you know and the questions are posed in the form of a photo you share. Unlike asking Siri, or any other artificial intelligence network like Google, you’re crowdsourcing the queries through your social network, who then can share it with even more potential experts that might have an answer, just for you. In other words, social and much more visually engaging than Quora.

Here’s how it works:

Say you’re walking along and you spot something unusual. You want to know what it is so you launch Jelly, take a picture, circle it with your finger, and type, “What’s this?” That query is submitted to some people in your network who also have Jelly. Jelly notifies you when you have answers.

No matter how sophisticated our algorithms become, they are still no match for the experience, inventiveness, and creativity of the human mind. Jelly is a new way to search and something more–it makes helping other people easy and fun. We hope you find Jelly as useful and rewarding as we do.

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