Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Difference between Facebook and Quora

I hope you all must be aware of Facebook and Quora. Well Facebook is most popular social networking website that was launched back in 2004 while Quora is an Question and Answer website where Questions are asked, answered, edited and it is an amazing outlet for finding Knowledge on any topic, event or person and site is focused on getting high quality, authoritative content on any topic that people are interested in.Quora is relatively new in market compared to Facebook and was made available to public in June 2010. Quora founders are ex-Facebook employees, Adam D'Angelo and Charlie Cheever resigned from their Job to create Quora.


No doubt Facebook is a great invention by Zuckerberg and FB took social media by storm, between 2008 and 2013, Facebook grew by magnificent 1130 % growth as its user base increased to 1230 million from 100 Million back in 2008. But in the recent months (or year ), there is a shift/transition of a large user base from Facebook to Quora.




Facebook at  a glance :


Facebook is  2nd most visited website and it is a blend of Simple user interface, large popularity all over the world, Simple Text and Video chatting options and Mobile Apps has further added to its growth.Facebook pages are another great tool to raise voice, promote any business and much more.So overall, its a perfect place to connect with people, express their thoughts, milestones, etc.




Quora at a Glance:


Based in Mountain View, Quora has 106 Employees , it is fast growing website with Global Alexa rank of 167 while it ranks 26 most visited website in India with more than 40 % of users out of total registered users and valued for $ 900 million (April 2014).

Quora is on Rise


Though there are number of Question and Answers websites on Internet but Quora  stands ahead of all because of Quality if answers as well as biggest library of first-hand knowledge on Internet. Quora uses an algorithm similar to Google's Pagerank for ranking answers.


Why there is brain drain from Facebook to Quora ?


Spam level is increasing on Facebook , Timelines are full of useless information.People are limiting their time on Facebook, they cannot leave Facebook completely due to personal connections and  a small subset is switching to Quora.

Below screenshot shows the ever increasing Spam and noise levels on Facebook.


Spam Spotted :D



No doubt, Facebook and Twitter clearly have strong hold on networking, but once you discover Quora and having Curious element in your brain to learn something new each day , you won't regret it.


Read Quote of Mohan Dev Sukumar's answer to What is the difference between Quora and Facebook? on Quora


Why Quorians like Quora ?


  • They love Giving Advice.
  • They love to share and Gain Knowledge.
  • They believe in learning new every day and Quora Time is really productive.
  • It is a place with less Spam and more useful information.
  • No Advertisements sticking around
  • You can downvote anything you don't like 



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Here are some of Quorians telling difference between Facebook and Quora



Read Quote of Aayush Rajani's answer to What is the difference between Quora and Facebook? on Quora

Read Quote of Lakshmi Narayanan's answer to What is the difference between Quora and Facebook? on Quora Read Quote of Dileep Prem's answer to What is the difference between Quora and Facebook? on Quora


Read Quote of Amanuddin Islam's answer to What is the difference between Quora and Facebook? on Quora

Read Quote of Niharika Banerjee's answer to What is the difference between Quora and Facebook? on Quora

Read Quote of Rohit Kapoor's answer to What is the difference between Quora and Facebook? on Quora

Read Quote of Kushal Singhal's answer to What is the difference between Quora and Facebook? on Quora



Conclusion : "Facebook is the worst addiction and Quora is a worth addiction."



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