Quora was founded by former Facebook employees Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever. It was ostensibly designed as a platform to connect users with questions to authorities with answers.
There are several resources on the web, such as forums. They serve the same basic purpose. However, Quora is intended to act as a one-stop-shop for reliable information.
How does it work? Users pose questions on any topic and members of the community provide answers. The answers that are considered the most helpful, accurate, complete, and so on receive upvotes from users. [Read more…]