Imgur Is The Latest Social Media Service To Launch An Email Newsletter

Imgur is the latest social media service to launch a new opt-in email newsletter for its users. It’s called In Case You Missed It, and should serve as a way to get more engagement from its user base. A spokesperson…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…