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Plinky

Question and Answer Community


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Published 09/05/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for?

Plinky is an application that provides users with prompts or questions. With the website, people are able to provide answers to the prompts or questions. The website uses the prompts to enable people create interesting and inspiring web content. There questions or prompts are provided by Plinky everyday. The application will continue to ask a question or provides some sort of prompt each day and users have the option to respond. As users respond to the question or prompt, they may also choose to include photos, maps and other types of content within their answers. The user may also share their answers on social networking and blogging sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. The Plinky application can help in gathering information about a single topic and can also be a fun way to get lots of people to participate.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The Plinky application was founded by Simeon Simeonov and Jason Shellen in 2008. The formal launch of the application occurred in 2009. The website has received funding from Polaris Venture Partners and there is a continual effort to improve the features offered throughout the site. The business and application are based in California and the application is aimed at creating interesting content and being fun to use.

What are the differences to other apps?

The Plinky application is quite unique. There are applications that provide daily words of the day, daily quotes or daily ideas. However, the Plinky application provides daily prompts or questions for users to provide answers to. It can also be a lot of fun for users as they sample answers or previous questions or prompts. The provision of daily prompts makes the application unique.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Plinky is easy to use and the user interface is clean and professional. Users are able to create a profile that other users can use to have more information about the person providing answers. In addition users may be added to other users' social networking sites or blogs. The application creates a community of users and can feel like a fun interaction with others.

How does the registration process work?

Users can create a new Plinky account in a couple of seconds or minutes. The information requested from new members of the application includes a username, password, email address and date of birth. Users also need to agree to terms and conditions before an account can be created. Also, additional profile information may be provided if desired.

What does it cost to use the application?

The Plinky application is free for everyone. There are no fees charges for using the website or any of its services.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Plinky is great for anyone that is looking to have some fun on the internet and willing to answer questions or respond to prompts. Users who are interested in answers or willing to think about issues and provide a response can find the application worth using. However, there are people who may not think that the application is valuable or worth their time. The aplication is mainly for those who are interested in answering questions or responding to prompts.

  • The application provides questions that users can answer
  • Answer can be embedded in social networking or blog websites
  • Users can follow other people's answers to prompts
  • Users are also able to get valuable ideas for their content
  • Users have access to answers, people and prompts


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