Wisdom in the social crowd: an analysis of quora

@article{Wang2013WisdomIT,
  title={Wisdom in the social crowd: an analysis of quora},
  author={G. Wang and Konark Gill and Manish Mohanlal and Haitao Zheng and Ben Y. Zhao},
  journal={Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web},
  year={2013}
}
  • G. Wang, Konark Gill, Ben Y. Zhao
  • Published 13 May 2013
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web
Efforts such as Wikipedia have shown the ability of user communities to collect, organize and curate information on the Internet. [] Key Result Our results show that heterogeneity in the user and question graphs are significant contributors to the quality of Quora's knowledge base. One drives the attention and activity of users, and the other directs them to a small set of popular and interesting questions.

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