In order to expand the user base of Quora in India, the platform is launched in Hindi on Thursday. Quora has promised to roll out of the website in many other Indian vernacular languages very soon. Quora was founded by Adam D’Angelo in 2009.
Quora Now Available In Hindi, Launching Other Indian Languages Soon
D’Angelo was a former Chief Technology Officer at Facebook. The company has 200 million monthly visitors right now. Other than English, Quora is available in French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Italian and Indonesian.
According to Gautam Shewakramani, India Country Manager, Quora, “The launch of Quora Hindi is an expansion of our mission to share knowledge. We will soon launch the platform in other Indian languages within a few months.”
“We are preparing the launch of the platform in several languages and the next launch may be in more than one language,” he added. According to Shewakramani, Quora has no plan to monetize the Hindi platform. The main focus of the company to maintain the credibility and the quality of the shared information.
“The idea of knowledge-sharing has a universal appeal. India fits well into our mission as this country has always valued knowledge and shared them with the greater world community,” Shewakramani added.
Shewakramani expects more participation from Indian people now as the platform will be available in Hindi. Quora gained a lot of popularity in India. However, its use was limited due to its availability in English only. The availability of Quora in Hindi will give it even more popularity now.