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He may have missed out when Twitter went public, but Biz Stone is clearly still fuelled by a desire to innovate and create things.
His latest effort, called Jelly, might however leave a few people scratching their heads. The product appears to be an attempt to expand on the basic concept of Quora by drawing on the wisdom of the crowd to answer your questions.
The major difference is that it doesn’t just exist as a self-contained question and answer network. Instead it draws on answers from Facebook and Twitter as well Jelly itself. Another difference is that you can use it identify objects in photos.
While the latter sounds particularly useful, we can’t help but wonder why the project’s been shrouded in mystery for so long. It’s a neat concept to be sure, but at first glance, opinion around Jelly seems divided at best:
Jelly doesn't actually try to figure out what questions you can answer, right?
— Frederic Lardinois (@fredericl) January 7, 2014
— Saul Kropman (@saulkza) January 7, 2014
@RianVDM haha. Quite like the concept actually.
— Richard Oakley (@richoakley) January 7, 2014
just did my first Jelly. i asked my 'social network' what the point of jelly is. no answers yet.
— Richard Turley (@Mr_Turley) January 7, 2014