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Imgur Aims For Better GIFs With Project GIFV

Imgur Aims For Better GIFs With Project GIFV

By Chris Crum October 9, 2014

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 …

Imgur On Acquisition Rumor: No Story Here Imgur On Acquisition Rumor: 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 …

Imgur Reaches 100,000,000 Unique Monthly Users 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 …

Imgur Finally Launches Its iOS App Imgur Finally Launches Its iOS App

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. …

Imgur Launches New Meme Generator 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 …

Imgur CEO Talks Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit Imgur CEO Talks 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 …

Imgur's iOS App Is Being Held Up by Apple Imgur's iOS App Is Being Held Up by Apple

Earlier this year, popular photo-sharing app 500px was yanked from Apple’s App Store for a week or so and then reinstated after the Cupertino company expressed concerns with the level of pornography able to be accessed using the app. 500px …

Imgur Finally Launches Mobile App Imgur Finally Launches Mobile App

Last year, Imgur told us we could expect mobile apps in the fall, but that never happend. They did, however, launch a major site redesign, which appeared to set Imgur apart a bit from reddit with which it has become …

Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012 Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012

Image-hosting powerhouse Imgur has just unveiled their year-end statistics, including the top 12 images of 2012. Why 12? Well, Imgur started this wrap-up in 2010 with the year’s top 10 images. Last year it was the top 11 images of …

Imgur Launches Biggest Update Ever Imgur Launches Biggest Update Ever
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Imgur has unveiled its biggest update to date, seeking to make Imgur more of a destination site and less of just a place where people upload photos to share elsewhere (though this shouldn’t be a problem either). “The upgrade means …

Facebook Engineer: Sorry, Reddit, For Blocking Imgur Facebook Engineer: Sorry, Reddit, For Blocking Imgur

Redditors are pretty protective of their Imgur. Though they may lambast the free image hosting site every now and then for having a tendency to be down for extended periods of time, redditors know that Imgur is their friend. And …

Imgur Hits 2 Billion Page Views Per Month Imgur Hits 2 Billion Page Views Per Month

If you’ve ever been on reddit for more than about five minutes, you’ve heard of Imgur. The site ( which is pronounced “imager,” not “im-gur”) is easily reddit’s favorite image hosting service. Of course, Imgur’s popularity doesn’t just come from …

Imgur Can Drive Big Traffic To Product Pages Imgur Can Drive Big Traffic To Product Pages

Let me preface this by saying that I’m not going to tell you to spam Imgur. This is just an interesting look at how, under the right circumstances, Imgur can drive a lot of traffic – even to a product …

Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall
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Imgur is a hugely popular image hosting service, used a great deal to share images on sites like reddit, Twitter, Facebook, Digg and various blogs, forums and message boards (especially reddit). The service has been around since early 2009 and …

Another SOPA Casualty: Imgur To Leave GoDaddy Another SOPA Casualty: Imgur To Leave GoDaddy
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Yesterday, we discussed the mass exodus domain registrar GoDaddy has been dealing with due to their SOPA support, something GoDaddy backed off of, but only after the damage had been done. While Wikipedia represents perhaps the most famous of the …

Reddit Helped Make Imgur Into a Big Deal Reddit Helped Make Imgur Into a Big Deal

By now, you’ve heard about Facebook having the largest photo library on the web, or at least, you’ve seen the graphic, but have you heard how powerful and viable Reddit has made the Imgur.com image hosting site? If not, you …