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Are Your Facebook Referrals Are On The Rise?

Are Your Facebook Referrals Are On The Rise?

By Chris Crum April 21, 2014

There has been a lot of discussion about Facebook killing the organic reach of posts that Pages make, essentially forcing businesses to pay to actually get their messages viewed in the News Feed. Many have considered dropping their Facebook strategy …

StumbleUpon Emails Users About Successful Stumbles StumbleUpon Emails Users About Successful Stumbles

StumbleUpon is sending emails to users letting them know when they’ve submitted something that got a lot of stumbles. I’m not sure how frequently the company is doing this, or what the threshold for a successful stumble is, but I …

StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth StumbleUpon Traffic Referrals See Strong Growth
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Shareaholic has put out the latest edition of its quarterly Social Media Traffic Report. Its data shows that among Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Stumbleupon, Reddit, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+, Facebook, StumbleUpon and Pinterest saw the strongest gains in terms of referrals. …

CEO Of StumbleUpon's 5by Talks New Apps CEO Of StumbleUpon's 5by Talks New Apps

Back in September, StumbleUpon made its first acquisition, buying video discovery service 5by. Today, they’ve launched a 5by app for both iOS and Android (beta). 5by continues to operate independently, and CEO Greg Isenberg tells WebProNews that so far there …

StumbleUpon Launches 'Add To List' Button StumbleUpon Launches 'Add To List' Button

Update: A spokesperson for StumbleUpon tells us this is currently just a test: “We are currently testing a bookmarklet feature with a small subset of our community. We plan to analyze the data to determine the next steps for the …

StumbleUpon Makes Its First Acquisition (5by) StumbleUpon Makes Its First Acquisition (5by)

StumbleUpon has acquired video discovery company 5by. This is the first acquisition StumbleUpon has made in its decade of existence. StumbleUpon’s Mike Mayzel tells us that 5by’s team of six people will move from Montreal to work in StumbleUpon’s San …

StumbleUpon CEO Talks About Company Plans StumbleUpon CEO Talks About Company Plans
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StumbleUpon has been around since 2001, providing a unique way for Internet users to find websites and pages related to topics they’re interested in. The company has long provided a method of content discovery that has for one, gone virtually …

Now Profitable StumbleUpon Shares Revenue Numbers Now Profitable StumbleUpon Shares Revenue Numbers
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StumbleUpon has revealed some revenue numbers for the first time via a report from Bloomberg. One major piece of news from the the quiet social content giant is that it is now profitable. It also expects to grow revenue to …

StumbleUpon Is Actively Hiring Again StumbleUpon Is Actively Hiring Again

It wasn’t exactly a great start to the new year for StumbleUpon back in January, when the company laid off 30% of its staff, but that was a long time ago in Internet time, and the company has since been …

StumbleUpon Looks To Get Better At Evergreen Content StumbleUpon Looks To Get Better At Evergreen Content

StumbleUpon has an engineering contest going on, aimed at finding some help improving how it recommends content. Specifically, they’re looking for someone to develop an algorithm to make the service better at determining when a piece of content is evergreen …

StumbleUpon Looks To Boost Its Performance StumbleUpon Looks To Boost Its Performance

StumbleUpon is going with a new content delivery network – NetDNA’s MaxCDN. This, according to the two parties involved, will help increase web page download speed on StumbleUpon.com. “The social media market is crowded, therefore it is imperative that we …

StumbleUpon Makes Email Notification Changes StumbleUpon Makes Email Notification Changes
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Update: There are reports of some phishing scam emails going around based on the email described in this article, though I currently have an email in my inbox, which appears legit. I’m reaching out to StumbleUpon for additional info. Either …

StumbleUpon Subreddit Has Been Banned For Two Years StumbleUpon Subreddit Has Been Banned For Two Years

Apparently there’s not a lot of interest in StumbleUpon community on reddit, but perhaps that’s because the Stumbleupon subreddit, at /r/stumblupon has been banned. It’s nothing new. The subreddit has actually been banned for quite some time, and if anyone …

StumbleUpon Launches Oscars Sweepstakes StumbleUpon Launches Oscars Sweepstakes

StumbleUpon announced today that it has teamed up with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science on a sweepstakes called “Stumble the Oscars,” which begins today. Definitely some more upbeat news from the company, which just laid off 30% …

StumbleUpon Just Cut 30% Of Its Staff StumbleUpon Just Cut 30% Of Its Staff
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StumbleUpon has laid off 30% of its staff, as reported earlier by TechCrunch, who interviewed CFO and interim CEO Mark Bartels. The company has been reduced to 75 employees (down from 110). StumbleUpon’s Mike Mayzel tells WebProNews, “StumbleUpon is restructuring …

Crazy Webmasters Seek Link Removals From StumbleUpon Crazy Webmasters Seek Link Removals From StumbleUpon
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As we’ve discussed in several articles over the months, a lot of webmasters have been going overboard with link removal requests in the wake of Google’s Penguin update and link warning emails. People are trying to get links removed that …

StumbleUpon Finally Updates Its Android App StumbleUpon Finally Updates Its Android App

Last year, StumbleUpon launched huge updates to its desktop site and its iOS app, but Android-using Stumblers have been waiting for an Android update for months. The company even launched a Windows 8 app with some of the new bells …