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Imgur Starts Testing Promoted Posts With Select Businesses

Imgur is the latest social media service to add promoted posts to its platform, giving advertisers a chance to reach a huge, untapped audience. The company says this is an effort to make sure Imgur is “around for a really long time.” It’s not exactly opening up Promoted Posts to the masses just yet. It’s starting by experimenting with promoting …

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Imgur Embeds Now Credit Original Poster, Offer More Detail

Imgur is debuting richer embeds today, one that the image-sharing service says “gives you full attribution and copyright control over your content when it’s shared outside of Imgur.” When you embed content from Imgur, it’ll now come with more detail. This includes the image caption, view count, comments, a nice little Imgur logo, and, most importantly, attribution to the original …

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Imgur Aims For Better GIFs With Project GIFV

Imgur, one of the biggest image sharing sites on the Internet (in no small part thanks to reddit), announced a new format for looping GIF videos – GIFV. The company says it is reimagining the looping GIF video thanks to the significance it has to Internet culture. It shows a 50MB GIF, which it converted to 3.4MB file in the …

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Imgur Uses Tagging To Improve Search Experience

Imgur just announced some new search and discovery features, which pull what it says is the best and most relevant content out for each user on a personalized basis. Over 1.5 million images are uploaded to Imgur every day, so you can see why discovery tools would be helpful. CEO Alan Schaaf says, “We’ve grown so quickly, and it’s critical …

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Imgur CEO Talks Plans For New Funding, Relationship With Reddit [Exclusive]

Imgur announced this morning that it has raised $40 million in a series A round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. General partner, Lars Dalgaard will take a Board of Directors seat with the company. Reddit, which gives Imgur more exposure than anywhere else on the web, also contributed to the round. The company calls this “an appropriate nod to …

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Imgur Analytics Let You Track The Viral Success Of Your Images

Imgur just announced the launch of a new analytics platform that will enable brands and marketers to track the viral life of the images they upload. Given that Imgur sees upwards of 100 million unique monthly visitors, this is a pretty significant offering. It hosts over 650 million images and attracts up to 1.5 million uploads on a daily basis. …

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Imgur Launches MemeGen Meme Generator App For iOS

Last summer, Imgur launched its meme generator tool. Now it has a standalone mobile app version of it, which launched today. The app, for now at least, is only available for iOS, which is interesting considering Imgur launched its main mobile app on Android first (both launched last year). In September, Imgur announced that it had reached 100,000,000 monthly unique …

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Yahoo Said To Be Eyeing Imgur Acquisition (Imgur: No Story Here)

Update: When asked for comment, a spokesperson for Imgur tells us, “There really isn’t any story there.” Yahoo is reportedly trying to buy Imgur. At least it has been trying. It’s unclear whether or not the two companies are still talking. Business Insider’s Nicholas Carlson (author of The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography) reports, citing “a source with …

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Imgur Reaches 100,000,000 Unique Monthly Users

Imgur has now reached a new milestone with 100,000,000 monthly unique users. While certainly helped in no small part by reddit users, the company recently launched its mobile apps, which have no doubt contributed as well. The iOS app has been downloaded 92,000 times, and the Android app has been downloaded 200,000 times. The Android app has been out longer, …

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Imgur App For iPhone And iPad Finally Launched

Imgur announced today that it has launched its long-awaited iOS app, following the launch of its first mobile app for Android in June. The iOS app was reportedly being held up by Apple for a bit, but it’s here now. The app gives users the full-featured experience they’d expect, with uploading, sharing and commenting. “Our community drives our priorities here …

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Imgur Launches New Meme Generator

It’s been a big week for Imgur, the popular social image sharing service. The company finally launched its first mobile app over a year after hinting that apps were on the way (don’t worry, iOS is on the way), and now, they’ve launched a new Meme Generator. Imgur notes that memes are frequently created elsewhere on the Internet, then uploaded …

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Imgur CEO Talks New Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit

On Monday, image sharing service Imgur finally released its first mobile app, launching on Android first. It turns out it’s not that they just wanted to start with Android, however. They’ve run into some issues with Apple, but the iOS app should arrive in the coming weeks. This is all coming significantly later than we expected. Last year, we were …

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