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How to use Quora

Quora is a question-and-answer site where questions are asked, answered, edited and organized by its community of users. If you are looking to create a Quora account and learn how to use Quora, read the steps below. 

Create a Quora Account

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To get started, start your web browser on your computer, and enter quora.com. The homepage will appear, you can sign up using Facebook, Google, or an email. Click continue with email, and enter your name, email, and a password then clicks the blue sign up button. You will then be taken to a page showing a bunch of categories. Click the ones you are interested in, then press continue.

If you have any specific things that interest you, type them in and click continue. It will ask you to find your Facebook friends, click continue and follow the steps. And your Quora account is now active and ready to use!

Searching Quora

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On your home page is a list of top questions people are asking. Scroll down to read through them. On the left side of the homepage are all the categories you liked at the beginning. Click on one to go to questions only relating to that category. Beneath each question, you can upvote, downvote, on the left, or share to different social medias on the right.

To read more about a question, click on it and you will see the whole question and any answers. To answer the question, click the blue answer button in the top left-hand corner. Type your text, add any links or images using the buttons at the top or check the boxes to share it on Facebook or Twitter. Then click Submit. 

Ask a Question

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To ask a question, start on the home page. At the top of the page, you will see your name. Underneath that will be a box that asks what is your question, click it. Type your question in the box. You can check a box to remain anonymous if you choose or keep it unchecked to show up under your name and click the blue ask question button. 

See your Profile, Messages, & Notifications

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To view your profile, click the button that says your name in the top right-hand corner, then click profile. Here, you can add a profile picture and write a description about yourself. You can also see any answers you’ve submitted. Click the bell button at the top of the screen and your notifications will appear.

To see your messages, click the button that says your name again, then click messages. Any messages you have will appear here. To send a message, click the blue compose button. Put the name of who you’re wanting to send a message to at the top. Type the message, and click send. 

Now you know how to use Quora!

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