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Lara asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo Answers · 2 months ago

How does Yahoo categorize questions?

Doign research

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    An algorithm automatically categorizes questions. Nobody knows the specifics of the program, but it doesn't matter because askers have the ability to categorize their own questions. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Orthodoxy is the only true faith. Rapture = heresy; Fireball should be beheaded for spreading this heresy on Yahoo Answers (deceiving Christians into false hope). Dreams/thoughts are from 1)angels who always do good; 2)demons who never do good; or 3)you making shyt up in your head while you sleep trying to solve your problems; or from 4) your gov't using this supertechnology. Usually, dreams/thoughts are from demons. So, that explains a lot of people being in the wrong all the time. Rapture thing is from demons but you can't rule out the gov't using some super technology like Project Blue Beam to kind of introduce people to the evil flying antichrist who will ride on a donkey into the Third Temple. So, churches who closed for COVID (or had COVID measures like dipping spoon into some liquid like alcohol) are no longer Christ's but now are working for Satan promoting the new COVID religion. Last Patriarch is Patriarch Irenaios 1st. He blessed Catacomb movement. For liturgy what you need is antiminis (towel with remains of saints sewn into it); wax candles; one cup/one spoon; non-Kosher non-yeast non-barcoded non-qrcoded wine/bread. Kosher = sprinkled with blood. Yeast is grown on pig bacteria. QRcode = barcode = mark of the beast. Roman Catholics tried one cup and one spoon and got sick with Bubonic plague (no laughing matter). You must hide (within a small group of 10-15 people according to saints Gabriel Urgebadze and Seraphim of Sarov) in order to escape the unforgivable mark of the beast. No documents once you hid because documents are from Satan; burn all the documents that you can find. No electronics once you hid because antichrist's minions will track you using electronics that you got. Even old broken unplugged 1970 TV set will show the antichrist using Tesla's ether. In case you're in 'Murica and want to hide, then consider inland Alaska. Arctic Circle = Security Circle for WW3. If you manage to escape the unforgivable mark of the beast, then your direct ancestors will go to heaven (according to saint Vyacheslav Krasheninnikov). Thanks for reading this spiel. Forgive me.

    Source(s): Antichrist is gay flying wizard who was born from a prostitute and who will ride on a donkey into the 3rd Temple. Antichrist's mother is a 12th generation prostitute (according to saint Lavrentiy of Chernigov) According to researcher Grigoriy Klimov, prostitutes = lesbians = witches; so, antichrist's mother is a witch, a lesbian, and a prostitute; forgive me.
  • .
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    By using a computer algorithm that looks for keywords in the questions, to indicate the most suitable category. It is fallible, and sometimes users simply don't use any keywords that make it clear where their question should be located (which is why OPs can relocate their own questions). 

  • 1 month ago

    It automatically puts a question in a category based on key words. Questions about how the site works or issues with the site, will go in "Yahoo Answers". 

    Also, they key word "favourite" can often result in a question being placed in Polls&Surveys

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  • SOT3
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    It is an algorithm that works similar to a web search. It looks at the words in the question and based on those it tries to match a category. Because questions contain so few words or they contain too many that trigger different responses, it only works about 75% of the time. For example, if your question is about the chemistry between you and your girlfriend and an argument about money spent on computers, the algorithm will have all kinds of trouble.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    You may want to research the spelling of "doing" first.   Then look up the word algorithm and see if that gives you a clue.

  • 2 months ago

    There's a mysterious and unreliable computer algorithm that suggests categories when you ask a question but it often chooses a bad one.  Basically it is up to the asker to make sure their question is in the right category.  For a while Yahoo allowed level 7 users to change the category for any question (which was an attempt to correct poor choices) but that was abused and so they ended that feature not long ago.  Basically we're either stuck with a poorly designed AI program that can't think like a human or stupid humans who can't think logically.

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