Home to the iconic Ask.com website and headquartered in Oakland's thriving downtown, Ask Media Group is a collection of websites that help curious people find the information they need. Our growing portfolio of websites helps our users discover everything from bathrobes to tax forms, and we thrive on the challenge of developing a wide variety of sites that address everyday questions, no matter how large or small. Our team knows how to not only create but profitably grow digital properties to meaningful scale, touching the lives of millions of people each day. Ask Media Group is owned and operated by IAC (NASDAQ: IAC) and is a part of IAC Publishing, IAC's collection of premium content brands.
Founded as Ask Jeeves in 1996 and re-named Ask.com in 2005, Ask.com has spent the last 20 years committed to its mission of increasing personal knowledge by empowering people with answers. Our collection of websites now comprise of the Ask Media Group.
We're from Oakland. We embrace our East Bay location and the iconic role we play in Oakland's blossoming tech scene. We're made up of a bunch of small teams who work closely together to tackle big challenges and pursue exciting opportunities. We teach each other, support each other, and strive to make our work environment a great place to learn and grow - individually and collectively. We take every opportunity to give back to our backyard and global community.
To provide a fast, accurate, and reliable online experience to hundreds of millions of people each month, we build technology for speed and scale that exceeds the capability of most other online media companies.
Our technology helps us explore opportunities to acquire web traffic, provide satisfying user experiences, and profitably monetize every session, and do so in a way that can be scaled massively and efficiently.