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Medium vs Quora: What are the differences?

Medium: The perfect place to read and write. Medium is a different kind of place on the internet. A place where the measure of success isn’t views, but viewpoints. Where the quality of the idea matters, not the author’s qualifications. A place where conversation pushes ideas forward; Quora: Insightful answers to compelling questions. It connects you to everything you want to know about. Quora aims to be the easiest place to write new content and share content from the web. We organize people and their interests so you can find, collect and share the information most valuable to you.

Medium belongs to "Hosted Blogging Platforms" category of the tech stack, while Quora can be primarily classified under "Question and Answer Sites".

Some of the features offered by Medium are:

  • Embedding videos, Tweets, Vines, etc.
  • Word Counter
  • Drafts

On the other hand, Quora provides the following key features:

  • Search page
  • Monitor Questions
  • Manage Topics
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Pros of Medium
Pros of Quora
  • 61
    Beautiful UI
  • 34
    Typography
  • 15
    Network effect
  • 12
    Embedding videos, tweets, vines
  • 12
    Great mobile app
  • 11
    Simple, yet elegant and appealing UX
  • 10
    Notes
  • 9
    Word counter
  • 7
    Easy to gain traction
  • 4
    Idealized media consumption
  • 3
    Inline Comments & Discussions
  • 3
    Beautiful design. great content, excellent experience
  • 2
    Version history
  • 2
    Nice UI and UX
  • 2
    Embed medium
  • 2
    Recommendations
  • 1
    Daily Digest
  • 5
    Can ask any type of question
  • 4
    Easy to use
  • 2
    Low moderation
  • 1
    Lengthy answer support

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Cons of Medium
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    • 1
      Too much spam
    • 1
      Slow community response
    • 1
      Weak moderation
    • 1
      Duplicated questions and answers
    • 1
      Accepts all types of questions

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    What is Medium?

    Medium is a different kind of place on the internet. A place where the measure of success isn’t views, but viewpoints. Where the quality of the idea matters, not the author’s qualifications. A place where conversation pushes ideas forward.

    What is Quora?

    It connects you to everything you want to know about. Quora aims to be the easiest place to write new content and share content from the web. We organize people and their interests so you can find, collect and share the information most valuable to you.

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