Users Bring Down Q&A Portal Quora — Faces Frequent Outages

Q&A portal Quora is facing frequent outages. Downtime of Quora has increased a bit from the past. Quora’s popularity is one of the main reasons for the significant outages. Until recently, Quora has used Instart Logic as their main content accelerator after which they have moved to Edgecast Networks which is owned by Verizon. Quora is a question-and-answer site founded by Adam D’Angelo in 2009. In this, Questions can be asked and answered, browsed and can be bookmarked/saved. Quora at first couldn’t compete with other Q&A Websites. But, due to its design and features, users turned towards it, leaving all other Q&A Sites.

Now, Quora became a potential threat to Facebook. Because, a large number Facebook users from Asia are using leaving, when they started using Quora.

Quora is growing day-a-day, though being a Non-Profit Site. It’s tagline is “Best Resource of Knowledge“.

However, due to massive craze of Quora, which it got within two years span, many celebrities are also using Quora officially in a regular basis. Though enjoying the stardom and luxury, they answer to questions asked by many users regularly by taking on Quora Sessions.

For example, U.S President Obama, Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Jimmy Wales are some of the celebrities on Quora. Due to this reason, many got attracted to Quora and are now regularly using it.

Due to the massive user base over Asia, Quora is frequently down all around the globe for a few hours mostly in the past and present months.

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