Quora is an amazing crowdsourced tool to get the answers you need.
And unless you’re plugged in to the tech world, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it.
It’s best to think of Quora as a cross between Reddit and Yahoo Answers. (Except the questions and answers in Quora tend to be a lot better.)
Quora aims to provide you with an accurate answer to pretty much any question you could have.
And it usually works. Like Reddit users and Wikipedia editors, the Quora community is obsessed with making the site as good and accurate as possible. If you have an iPhone, you can get Quora’s handy app for free right here.
So how does it work? Take our tour of Quora below.
Connect with your Facebook or Twitter. If you don't want to use a social network, then create a Quora account using your email address.
Start by selecting five topics you're interested in. Topics range from Finance to Space to Entertainment. You have 30 to choose from initially, but the possibilities are endless.
The topics you picked can be further expanded in the next step. For example, if you selected Literature you can also follow Book Recommendations.
In addition to seeking an answer, you can also ask a question, write a post or create a board. Boards on Quora are collections of things you write and find (similar to lightweight blogs or personal notes).
Quora works on a credit system. When you answer a question you get credits and if someone upvotes your question you'll earn even more.
Here is our mobile feed. We like the simple design, which makes it easier to find what we're looking for.
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