Ask.com, a subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI) and Photobucket, a subsidiary of News Corporation (NYSE:NWS) have partnered together. Ask.com is now powering Photobucket’s search engine. Ask.com will also be controlling the ads on Photobucket.
The financial details were undisclosed. Photobucket has roughly 44 million monthly unique visitors per month.
Photobucket also launched an iPhone application. The application will allow users to upload images to Photobucket from the phone. The application costs about $4.99.
“Photobucket has one of the largest online audiences, and now Ask.com provides these consumers with the answers to the questions they ask every day,” stated Andrew Moers, GM of Ask.com partnerships. “This alliance furthers our strategy to bring Ask.com to consumers worldwide through a broad range of Internet access points.”