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StumbleUpon Goes Search with New Incarnation

Goes for Simplicity and Gets More Social

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Update: Starting today, all StumbleUpon users can access the new interface, according to the company.

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StubmleUpon launched a big redesign today. The new version of the site comes with a variety of new features, which the company says are designed to make it simpler, searchable, and more social.

"Our vision for StumbleUpon was simple–create a site where you could click a button and discover interesting, personalized and highly relevant websites," said Garrett Camp, StumbleUpon CEO. "We are now combining the power of discovery with search–and offering another way for people to access over 35 million user-endorsed websites."

With the new version of StumbleUpon, anyone can receive personalized recommendations directly from the StumbleUpon homepage, from any computer, without any registration or installation. The company says the new design makes it easier for new users to discover interesting content.

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The  company says the personal preferences and collaborative human opinions that go into making "stumbles" personalized applies to search as well.. The result is personalized and relevant search results, according to StumbleUpon. Search is available from every StumbleUpon page, so users can search through their favorites, others’ favorites, or just through friends’ favorites.

There is also a new and improved friend search feature, making it easier for users to find people they know and meet others with similar interests. In addition, users can see recommendations from people they know highlighted in search results, and easily stumble or search within their favorite sites.

"It’s great to see the original founders’ vision reflected in this release, StumbleUpon’s first major product release since its independence from eBay," said Ram Shriram, StumbleUpon investor and board member.

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  • http://eScoutRoom.com Steve

    Stumbleupon has continued to be widely popular even with it’s old design. The new design should boost it’s popularity and ability to drive content to popular content.

  • http://www.creativeromantic-giftideas.com sarafunky

    As there is allot competition among search social site so it is goo move to cover it’s share from the market and even boost it’s market…

  • http://www.sweetbusinesses.com Teasastips

    I like the interface, design. I had stopped visiting SU so much because everything seemed so archaic. Now it looks like they are ready to compete…they just have to figure out what their focus is going to be.

  • http://www.stairway-to-devon.co.uk/ Devon Business Directory

    I like the new feature for seeing how many views the pages have had, but I liked being able to see how many thumbs up / thumbs down they had before

  • http://www.mypalaceresorts.com Mexico All Inclusive Timeshare Rental

    We have used Stumble Upon more in the past than recently. With these new changes we will refocus on them again. Thanks for the update.

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