In the year 2009, when people were often baffled about finding answers on the internet.
These two young lads happen to be ex-employees of Facebook, that’s when Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever came up with a fascinating idea!
Post their exit from the firm, Adam and Charlie developed an idea and implemented the same into a website now famously known as Quora.
In an answer to the question "How did Adam D'Angelo and Charlie Cheever come up with the name Quora?" written on Quora in 2011, Charlie Cheever stated, "We spent a few hours brainstorming and writing down all the ideas that we could think of.
After consulting with friends and eliminating ones we didn't love, we narrowed it down to 5 or 6 finalists and eventually settled on Quora.
The closest competition that [the name] Quora had was Quiver.