Evolving Quora’s Design for Growth

January 27, 2011 § 2 Comments

By: Adam Bossy

Quora is bursting at the seams. New users are rushing in. Although Quora veterans persistently complain about the site’s falling quality, it’s become a serious concern after the massive holiday surge.

While early adopters grokked the site’s design effectively, incoming users from a more widespread base have not. Misuse of common functionality, an increase in mediocre answers, and general noise pollution run rampant.

Retaining Quora’s high standards will demand attention on many fronts. « Read the rest of this entry »