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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 Is Banned, But It Doesn’t Have To Be StumbleUpon Subreddit Is Banned, But It Doesn’t Have To Be

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 Partners With The Academy For Oscars Sweepstakes StumbleUpon Partners With The Academy For 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 Cuts 30% Of Staff, All Company Areas Affected StumbleUpon Cuts 30% Of Staff, All Company Areas Affected
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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 …

Fear Of Google Has People Asking StumbleUpon To Remove Links. Really. Fear Of Google Has People Asking StumbleUpon To Remove Links. Really.
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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 …

Here’s What People Were Stumbling On StumbleUpon In 2012 Here’s What People Were Stumbling On StumbleUpon In 2012
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StumbleUpon recently put out an infographic reflecting on “what the internet was up to in 2012″. It certainly doesn’t feel like 2012 when you see Marilyn Manson near the top, but who am I to question the tastes of the …

StumbleUpon Is Giving Away Prizes For Stumbling StumbleUpon Is Giving Away Prizes For Stumbling

StumbleUpon launched a sweepstakes this week, in which it is giving away prizes to users simply for stumbling. It started on Tuesday, but it is going on through Wednesday and Thursday. They’re giving away prizes like a $100 Amex Gift …

StumbleUpon Lists Added To The iOS App StumbleUpon Lists Added To The iOS App

StumbleUpon has updated its iOS app again. This time it incorporates the new Lists feature, which was unveiled as part of its recent desktop redesign. “We’ve all been there. You’re Stumbling on your iPhone while you’re on the bus to …

A Quick Tutorial On StumbleUpon’s New Lists Feature A Quick Tutorial On StumbleUpon’s New Lists Feature
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StumbleUpon, as you may know, launched a big redesign for its desktop version (in addition to new apps for iOS and Windows 8). One of the big new features is Lists, which let the user collect different types of content …

StumbleUpon Talks About Its Windows 8 App [Video] StumbleUpon Talks About Its Windows 8 App [Video]

StumbleUpon has put out a new video about its recently released Windows 8 app. Have a look: We recently took a closer look at the app here. It has some features that take advantage of the Windows 8 operaring system …

StumbleUpon: Our Data Shows Referrals Have Increased Since July StumbleUpon: Our Data Shows Referrals Have Increased Since July
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On Tuesday, we reported on some data Shareaholic released, indicating that the traffic StumbleUpon sends to publishers has decreased by 53% since July. Um, not so fast, says Stumbleupon. StumbleUpon Director of Communications Mike Mayzel tells WebProNews, “We do not …

Report Indicates StumbleUpon Is Sending Less Traffic To Sites Report Indicates StumbleUpon Is Sending Less Traffic To Sites

StumbleUpon’s share of traffic sent to publisher sites is down 53% since July, according to Shareaholic, which released some new data for October. Update: StumbleUpon says its internal data is quite contrary to Shareaholic’s findings. The trend might be in …

StumbleUpon Ditches Explore Box In Toolbar, Pushes Users To Site StumbleUpon Ditches Explore Box In Toolbar, Pushes Users To Site
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I pulled out the old trusty StumbleUpon toolbar this morning to use the Explore Box (the StumbleUpon version of search) to stumble through some topic which I’ve already forgotten, to find the Explore Box was not there. I asked a …

StumbleUpon Hits Windows 8 With New App StumbleUpon Hits Windows 8 With New App

StumbleUpon revealed a new app today for Windows 8 tablets and PCs. Users can jump into the app from the Windows 8 Start screen from the live tile or app tile. Users can also pick from a grid of thumbnails, …

The New StumbleUpon Is Out Of Beta, Lists Come To The Toolbars The New StumbleUpon Is Out Of Beta, Lists Come To The Toolbars
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Last month, StumbleUpon launched a big redesign in beta. Today, the beta ends. 100,000 users were already using the beta, and now all StumbleUpon users will get the new version. A company spokesperson tells WebProNews that during the beta, the …

StumbleUpon Not Working For Some Users StumbleUpon Not Working For Some Users

Update 2: We’ve finally received word from StumbleUpon. A spokesperson tells WebPronews, “We’ve had a few outages this morning that have affected some users. We are working on it now. We should be up and running for everyone soon.” As …

StumbleUpon Gets Big Desktop Redesign, Adds Lists StumbleUpon Gets Big Desktop Redesign, Adds Lists
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Last week, StumbleUpon introduced a new iOS app, which brought some new features to the service that have not been available on the desktop version or in StumbleUpon’s other mobile apps. Now, the company has brought some of those features …

What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals? What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals?
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This week, StumbleUpon launched a new iOS app with some big changes to the homepage and how users stumble through content, among other things (see our full review and interview with the company here). While the changes have only come …

StumbleUpon Gets Another Big Makeover StumbleUpon Gets Another Big Makeover
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StumbleUpon has just launched a new app for iOS, which brings some features to the StumbleUpon experience still absent from the desktop and Android versions. But that’s not to say they won’t be coming. “We made the app a lot …

StumbleUpon Gets Privacy Policy Update StumbleUpon Gets Privacy Policy Update

StumbleUpon has sent an email to users discussing some updates it is making to its terms of service and privacy policy. The privacy policy updates is effective now, but the update to the terms begins next month. Part of the …