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Some Facts about quora

The http://www.quora.com is making new buzz in the Silicon Valley, as it plans to create new jobs with the $11 million funding it received. The hiring intensified when the principal tech recruiter from facebook Andy Barton Moves To Quora.

A difficult to pronounce and difficult to write Quora may be a spelling disaster unless you really see and look at the words that form it q, u, o, r, a. But that did not deter quora from scaling up new height in term of traffic and search engine ranking.

The home page of Quora is extremely simple but makes it a point that user sign up before they can post their question and answers. So here are some questions and answers about quora itself.

Q. When gave $11 million funding to quora ?
A. While there is no firm answer, it seems that Benchmark Capital invested $11m in quora based upon $86 million valuation.

Q. When was quora founded ? Where is its head office ?
A. Quora was founded in June 2009 and is located in Palo Alto, California, United States. It first launched Beta in January 2010. It is amazing to see the tremendous growth as obvious with the Alexa graph which ranks it at around 500 at the time of writing.

Q. Can you tell me in short what Quora does after all ?
A. Quora is an attempt to improve upon the set of questions and especially the answers to the question that are created, edited, and organized by everyone who uses it.

Q. Who are the gentlemen who founded Quora ?

A. Quora was founded by Ex facebook employees Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever.

Source : Techcrunch on quora.

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  1. Julia Anderson
    April 10th, 2011 at 10:26 | #1

    Yet another content farm – Google will hit them hard and these sites will simply vanish. I do not see any future for Quora.