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StumbleUpon’s New VP of Product Surfs, Wears a Green Hat StumbleUpon’s New VP of Product Surfs, Wears a Green Hat
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StumbleUpon announced today that it has hired Cody Simms as its new vice president of product. Simms will be leaving his current position as vice president of product management at Yahoo to fill the job. The StumbleUpon position will put …

StumbleUpon Now Recommends Sites and Interests StumbleUpon Now Recommends Sites and Interests

Stumble Upon has started rolling out a pop-up along the control bar at the top of the page that recommends sites and interests based on the things that you Stumble frequently. If you Stumble pages on a site frequently, StumbleUpon …

Google+ Is from Mars, Pinterest Is from Venus Google+ Is from Mars, Pinterest Is from Venus

So every webpage you visit these days is required to have a minimum of twenty social media buttons so that visitors can send updates of their internet activities shooting across the web for all to see. I bet you didn’t …

Ad Firm Adaptly Raises $10.5 Million Ad Firm Adaptly Raises $10.5 Million

Adaptly, an NYC startup that manages advertising campaigns on social networking platforms like Facebook, Twitter and StumbleUpon, has raised a $10.5 million B investment round, led by Valhalla Partners. Adaptly was cofounded by two youngsters fresh out of Northwestern, Nikhil …

StumbleUpon’s Garrett Camp Steps Down as CEO StumbleUpon’s Garrett Camp Steps Down as CEO

Garrett Camp, founder of StumbleUpon, is stepping down as active CEO, Business Insider is reporting. He will stay on as the company chairman, but the abrupt resignation leaves StumbleUpon suddenly without a CEO. They are now conducting a public search …

The Power of StumbleUpon [Infographic] The Power of StumbleUpon [Infographic]
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For those of you who are already familiar with Paid Discovery, you won’t be surprised to hear that StumbleUpon is experiencing great success. Most people using Stumble are already focused on discovering new products, sharing photos, and exploring websites. So …

More Details On StumbleUpon’s Facebook App [UPDATED] More Details On StumbleUpon’s Facebook App [UPDATED]

Yesterday, StumbleUpon launched a new app for Facebook Timeline that effortlessly integrates your accounts on the two sites. With the app installed on your Facebook account, anything you Stumble, like, or follow will automatically be published on your Facebook feed …

StumbleUpon Launches Facebook Timeline App StumbleUpon Launches Facebook Timeline App

StumbleUpon has launched a new Facebook Timeline app that integrates your two accounts in new, exciting ways. As with similar apps, the new app will automatically share what you like on StumbleUpon in addition to sites you submit, and new …

StumpleUpon Hires First VP of Sales StumpleUpon Hires First VP of Sales
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StumbleUpon is stepping up their advertising game and they have just named their first ever vice president of sales. Teal Newland, former vice president and group director of Digitas, will fill the shoes. Working with co-founder and CEO Garrett Camp, …

click.to Adds StumbleUpon To List Of Partner Sites click.to Adds StumbleUpon To List Of Partner Sites

click.to announced today via their company blog that they’ve added StumbleUpon to their list of partner websites and web apps. As click.to explained in the post, the integration of StumbleUpon with click.to “allows a user to highlight a word from …

StumbleUpon Updates Android App; Integrates Android Beam, More Google+ StumbleUpon Updates Android App; Integrates Android Beam, More Google+
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Amidst the clamoring of all things mobile at the Mobile World Congress in Spain, StumbleUpon announced an update to their mobile app for Android today that will feature a bevy of new features. Android users can look forward to a …

StumbleUpon Update Gives Users Option To Hide That iFrame StumbleUpon Update Gives Users Option To Hide That iFrame
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Let it never be said that the StumbleUpon team doesn’t listen to its users. After considering the concerns of people that wanted an option to hide the StumbleBar, that omnipresent iFrame that floats above any site you’re browsing while logged …

StumbleUpon Explains The New iFrame, Removal Of Direct Links StumbleUpon Explains The New iFrame, Removal Of Direct Links
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Concerning an article I wrote yesterday about StumbleUpon pushing their iFrame as well as eliminating any direct links that go back to the original content sources, StumbleUpon’s Direct of Communications, Mike Mayzel, got in touch with me to clarify the …

StumbleUpon Pushes Iframe & Gets Rid Of Direct Links StumbleUpon Pushes Iframe & Gets Rid Of Direct Links
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Even after their big facelift last year, StumbleUpon still isn’t done making changes to the their site. More and more, it seems that the social media site is paring itself down to as minimal as possible while still improving traffic …

StumbleUpon’s Most Stumbled Upon Content Of 2011 StumbleUpon’s Most Stumbled Upon Content Of 2011

StumbleUpon has put together a year-end compilation, giving us a glimpse of what people have been stumbling upon throughout the year. This year, StumbleUpon introduced the “explore box,” which gives users a way to stumble through content based a topic …

StumbleUpon Redesign = Big Traffic For Content StumbleUpon Redesign = Big Traffic For Content
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StumbleUpon has already been a tremendous source of web traffic for some sites. Sources have already indicated that it’s a bigger traffic driver than Facebook in the U.S. We’ve certainly seen the benefits ourselves. With new features, the potential to …

Porn, Halloween & StumbleUpon Porn, Halloween & StumbleUpon
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Today’s infographic round-up features porn, Halloween, and StumbleUpon. What more do you want? Don’t worry, it’s not actual porn. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Search Engine Journal looks at Porn vs. the Internet: Source: Infographic: Porn vs The Internet [NSFW] …

StumbleUpon and Digital PR StumbleUpon and Digital PR
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The latest stats from StatCounter show that StumbleUpon’s recent jump to the top spot for referring social media traffic in the US was not a blip. In July when they passed Facebook they hit 43% with Facebook coming in at …

StumbleUpon: We Wanted To Go In This Direction All Along StumbleUpon: We Wanted To Go In This Direction All Along
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Today, StumbleUpon unveiled a new feature that they call the “Explore Box.” Still technically in beta testing, the new feature allows users to search for specific topics to stumble, for example, Lady Gaga, William Faulkner, or Tequila. Until now, StumbleUpon …

StumbleUpon Explore Box Makes Randomness More Specific StumbleUpon Explore Box Makes Randomness More Specific

The merits of StumbleUpon are numerous – it’s a wonderful time-occupier and a great place to explore the far corners of the internet. Most of its appeal stems from the fact that it is a “discovery engine,” something related to …

Hungry Children Being Fed Thanks To StumbleUpon Users Hungry Children Being Fed Thanks To StumbleUpon Users

StumbleUpon is helping feed hungry Somalis at a refugee camp in Kenya. Martin Penner with the World Food Programme spoke in the following video, telling StumbleUpon users, “My colleagues at headquarters have told me that thanks to Stumblers like you, …