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Stack Overflow vs Quora: What are the differences?

Stack Overflow: Question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. With your help, we're working together to build a library of detailed answers to every question about programming; 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.

Stack Overflow and Quora can be primarily classified as "Question and Answer Sites" tools.

Some of the features offered by Stack Overflow are:

  • Ask questions, get answers, no distractions
  • Get answers to practical, detailed questions
  • Tags make it easy to find interesting questions

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

  • Search page
  • Monitor Questions
  • Manage Topics
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Pros of Quora
Pros of Stack Overflow
  • 5
    Can ask any type of question
  • 4
    Easy to use
  • 2
    Low moderation
  • 1
    Lengthy answer support
  • 260
    Scary smart community
  • 206
    Knows all
  • 142
    Voting system
  • 134
    Good questions
  • 85
    Good SEO
  • 22
    Addictive
  • 14
    Tight focus
  • 9
    Share and gain knowledge
  • 7
    Useful
  • 2
    Fast loading
  • 1
    Leading developer community
  • 1
    Knows everyone
  • 1
    Experts share experience and answer questions
  • 1
    Stack overflow to developers As google to net surfers
  • 1
    Gamification
  • 1
    Questions answered quickly
  • 1
    No annoying ads
  • 1
    No spam
  • 1
    Fast community response
  • 1
    Good moderators
  • 1
    Quick answers from users
  • 1
    Good answers
  • 1
    User reputation ranking
  • 1
    Efficient answers

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Cons of Quora
Cons of Stack Overflow
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    Too much spam
  • 1
    Slow community response
  • 1
    Weak moderation
  • 1
    Duplicated questions and answers
  • 1
    Accepts all types of questions
  • 1
    Unfriendly moderators
  • 1
    Unfair downvoting
  • 1
    Not welcoming to newbies
  • 1
    No opinion based questions
  • 1
    Limited to types of questions it can accept
  • 1
    Mean users

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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.

What is Stack Overflow?

Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. With your help, we're working together to build a library of detailed answers to every question about programming.

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