What leads startups to gain momentum and audience? (Waits for experts to reply...)
In April, Quora was considered hot and got an $86M valuation to get going. In June, it launched -- still considered hot. By winter, it was considered in trouble. And now? Now it's surging with users, gaining followers and garnering write-ups all over the techosphere. Tipping point?
CNet crows that Twitter is the most recent example of adoptive success:
What warrants darling-hood in Silicon Valley and how long does it last? (Waits for answers...)