A Single Customer Was Responsible for Fastly’s Outage

Fastly has said a single customer caused yesterday’s outage, an outage that had widespread repercussions.

CDN Glitch Leads to Massive Internet Outages

A glitch at Fastly, a popular CDN, led to outages for some of the internet’s biggest sites Tuesday morning.

Yahoo Answers Shutting Down May 4

After 16 years, Yahoo Answers is shutting down on May 4, 2021.

How To Promote Your Content When You Don’t Have Money – Neil Patel

“You know you need more traffic to your blog posts but you don’t have the money to spend to get those eyeballs,” says online marketing strategist Neil Patel. “What should you do? Today I’m going to teach you five ways to promote your content when you don’t have any money.”

How Answering Questions on Quora Can Drive Massive Traffic to Your Website

Quora is not your typical Q&A platform. Aside from asking questions or providing answers, users can also vote which answers are helpful.

Netflix Employee Talks DVD Germs

You may not hear as much about Netflix’s DVD business as you used to since streaming has taken over in recent years, but plenty of enveloped discs still circulate around the country on a day-to-day basis. Last month, the company…

Quora Utilizes iOS 7 For Brand New App, Puts Focus On Mobile

Quora announced the launch of an updated iOS app to coincide with the release of iOS 7. The app (version 3.0) has been redesigned from the ground up. We spoke with, Marc Bodnick, who leads Quroa’s business and community teams,…

Facebook Ad Engineer John Hegeman Departs for Quora

Quora, the self-proclaimed “best source for knowledge” on the internet, has just snagged Facebook engineer John Hegeman, according to reports. TechCrunch says that Hegeman confirmed the move on his Facebook Timeline (in a private post). In the post, Hegeman says…

Jimmy Wales Engages In Chuck Norris Humor On Quora

On Quora, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales reveals a lot of interesting insight into what makes Jimmy Wales tick. One time, we learned that psychos keep him from voting in elections. Another time, we found out what he thinks about people…

Former Product Manager Says Google Reader Is Being Retired Because Of Google+

Google Reader is being retired on July 1. The Internet (and Hitler) have collectively lost it. What everybody wants to know, though, is why Google feels it needs to shut down Reader? The official company line is that usage has…

Jimmy Wales Can’t Shut Wikipedia Down At His Will, And He Thinks You’re Stupid For Asking

In case you’ve ever wondered just how much power Jimmy Wales has over Wikipedia, you can rest easy knowing that he can’t just pull the plug on his own. Someone on Quora was apparently wondering about this, and decided to…

Quora Optimizes Android App For Tablets

Quora announced today that it has optimized its Android app for the tablet experience. “More and more, people read and write on Quora while on-the-go. Many people also love using tablets, making a unique Quora experience for tablets one of…

Quora Launches Blogs, Rich Text Editor

Last month, Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo announced the company’s new mission, which involves sharing and growing the world’s knowledge. He indicated that Quora would be expanding beyond the simple Q&A the site is known for. It appears that expansion has…

LinkedIn Kills LinkedIn Answers Service [Report]

LinkedIn has had a service called LinkedIn Answers for going on six years. Never heard of it? You’re probably not alone, because there reportedly aren’t that may people using it – at least not enough for LinkedIn to keep it…

Quora Has A New Mission, Plans To Expand Beyond Q&A

Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo has announced a new mission for the company, which sounds like it could have been taken from a page of a certain Mountain View company. Quora’s mission is “to share and grow the world’s knowledge.” In…

Quora Adds LinkedIn Connectivity

Quora announced a new LinkedIn sharing feature today, enabling users to directly share their Quora contributions on their LinkedIn profiles. “Quora is a place where people share a wide range of knowledge and experience with others, and many users have…

Quora Gets A Refresh On iPhone

Quora announced today that it has launched a new version of its iPhone app, which is now available in the App Store. “The new app is better and faster with a new UI that takes advantage of the iPhone 5,…

Quora Launches “Online Now” Feature, Improves Suggestions Algorithm

Quora has launched a new feature called Online Now, which will be seen in its existing Ask to Answer product. It allows users to see when experts “who might be able to help” with their questions are actually available at…

Bing Talks More About Its New Authors Feature

As previously reported, Bing has launched a new feature that surfaces authors of news articles articles in its social sidebar. Bing did not talk about how to be included in this in its announcement. With Google, you have a specific…

Bing Has A Special Place For Quora In Search Results

Bing announced today that it is adding Quora content to the social sidebar, which it introduced earlier this year. Users will see top Quora contributors related to query topics in the “People Who Know” section. Users can hover over the…