Quora Signals It’s Favoring Search Ads For Eventual Monetization, Launches Author Stats Tool

30% to 40% of Quora's traffic comes from people searching for specific things, so it tells me it's likely that search ads that leverage intent will be how it eventually monetizes its Q&A service.

Before & After iOS 7: How Your Favorite Apps Are Changing

Flat. With one word, Apple didn't just change its look on mobile, but mandated an industry-wide face-lift. With iOS 7's launch later today, chrome, navigation buttons, and textured title bars are gett

Growth Product Manager Erin Teague Leaves Path For Quora

Erin Teague, a product manager for growth at Path, is leaving for the same position at Quora, as first reported by AllThingsD's Liz Gannes. At Quora, Teague replaces Andrew Johns, who left in July

Quora Brings Full-Text Search To Mobile To Unlock FAQ&As For Any Keyword

Quora's library of knowledge has been trapped behind inadequate topic search, but now any keyword generates a list of frequently asked questions and answers about the subject thanks to today's launch

Quora Grew More Than 3X Across All Metrics In The Past Year

Quora famously doesn't share its growth numbers. Due to this furtiveness, many people speculate that it is not growing. On Quora even: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com/Quora-company/Has-

Quora Snags John Hegeman From Facebook To Lead Its Engineering Efforts

We've just gotten word that Facebook's Director of Engineering for Ads, John Hegeman, will be moving to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com">Quora</a> to lead the Quora engineering team. Whi

HealthTap’s Q&A Service Sees 7.5M Uniques Per Month, With MDs Spending An Hour Per Session Providing 581M Answers

When you have a health question, what do you do? Likelihood is that you either search Google for the answer, WebMD, try to call your doctor, or set up an appointment. For most people, the latter two o

With 2B Questions Answered, Q&A Vet ChaCha Gets Another $14M To Be The Quora For The Common Man [Video]

The online question-and-answer market has had a lot of different iterations over the years, starting out first with sites focused on everyday, practical knowledge and trivia and later expanding -- by

Quora Launches Blogging Platform With Mobile Text Editor To Give Every Author A Built-In Audience

The Internet is full of experts with no one reading their insights. It takes a lot of work to build a following. So today Quora launches a <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.quora.com/Introducing-Bl

Quora Plans To Expand Beyond Q&A, Hints Blogging Platform Could Give Anyone An Audience

"Today Quora is largely questions and answers, but that is not the ideal format for all knowledge. Other formats will gradually be added as we scale up", Quora co-founder Adam D'Angelo wrote <a target

Responsa Is Disqus For Company FAQs

<a target="_blank" href="https://goresponsa.com/en">Responsa</a> is a tool for adding interactive FAQs (frequently asked questions) to your company website through an embedded widget. That sounded

AMAs, A2As, And The Growth Of Tech-Enabled Political Discourse

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> <em>Jon Bischke is a founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.entelo.com/">Entelo</a> and is an advisor to several startups. </em><em>In the interest of full

Quora Arrives on Android, Complete With Voice Search, Widgets And A Deep Search Integration

After a long wait, Quora just arrived on Android today. The knowledge-sharing site from Facebook's first chief technology officer Adam D'Angelo and early Facebooker Charlie Cheever sees about a quarte

Bing Now Surfaces Quora Answers In Its Social Sidebar

Microsoft and Quora <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bing.com/community/site_blogs/b/search/archive/2012/08/22/quora.aspx">just</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com/blog/Bing-Surfaces-

Quora Is On A Quest For Users With Its New Embeddable Quotes

It's a shame <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com/">Quora</a> doesn't get more traffic considering how fun and informative it is. So to raise awareness, today <a target="_blank" href="http://

Answer Underground Aims To Be A Mobile-Focused Quora For Education, Hits The iPad This Week

There are some 3.7 billion web searches every month for education-related topics. However, ask a student how easy it is to find answers to their burning academic questions, and they'll probably just r

One Horrifying Account Of Working At Zynga

Divorce, alcoholism, and near worthless stock are the rewards for 12 hour days prepping for a game launch at Zynga, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.quora.com/Zynga-Stock-Price-Collapse-Summer-2012

JustAnswer Becomes Pearl.com, Raises $25 Million Series A

Eight-year old <a target="_blank" href="http://www.justanswer.com/">JustAnswer.com</a>, which bills itself as a Quora competitor (but looked decidedly less hip), is announcing a rebranding and a new i

The Timeline Bump: Khan Academy And Quora Latest To Integrate With Facebook’s Open Graph

Last month, <a href="https://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2012/05/01/growth-and-mobile-apps/">Facebook drove</a> 160 million visitors and 1.1 billion visits to third-party apps, an increase of 10

Quora Raises $50M At $400M From Peter Thiel, D’Angelo Puts In $20M Of His Own Money

Q&A site <a href="http://www.quora.com">Quora</a> has raised $50 million at a $400 million pre-money valuation <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303505504577404510443769988.ht
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