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At first glance, Quora seems to be just another question-and-answer portal such as Yahoo Answers, Answers.com or Gutefrage.de. The online service, founded in 2009 by former Facebook employees, promises to deliver the quality of content that users often miss with the classic alternatives. The core functionality of the software shows that this is not an empty promise. In addition, well-known experts and personalities, such as Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales or the WWW inventor Tim Berners-Lee, are among the users of the platform and also provide highly qualified answers. Questions asked or answers provided can be edited retrospectively by other members. This motivates the community to continuously improve the content.

What distinguishes Quora from the classic question-and-answer portals is the seamless integration with social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and Co. or the implementation of features that are known from such platforms. With Quora, like with Twitter, it is possible to follow other users and subscribe to topics and discussions.

In addition to the central web platform, Quora offers an iPhone app that is available free of charge in the App Store. A major disadvantage, however, is that the content is currently only available in English.

CW conclusion:Quora tries to build a knowledge database that provides better answers to specific questions than a search on Google or Wikipedia. It is to be hoped that the platform will soon be available in German. (ph)

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