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Facebook Stomps the Competition as a Driver of Referral Traffic - Posted July 25, 2014
Despite the panic over Facebook's supposed impending demise and the decline in organic reach, the social network still drives the most traffic of all the top social networks. According to the ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: 23.39% of 2Q Social Referrals from Facebook - Posted July 21, 2014
Facebook accounted for 23.39 percent of social referrals ... [AllFacebook]

Samuel L. Jackson and Pornstache: A Look at the Week's Top 5 Viral TV Clips - Posted June 20, 2014
There is a lot of great video content on the web - the problem is finding the right thing to watch. 5by, the video discovery platform acquired by StumbleUpon in Sept... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Why 5by Sees Vice, Tribeca, and Defy Media Partnerships as 'Win-Win' - Posted April 25, 2014
5by, a video discovery app, recently announced media partnerships with VICE Media, Tribeca Enterpri... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: Facebook Rules 1Q Referral Traffic - Posted April 21, 2014
Facebook continued to dominate referral traffic in the first quarter of 2014... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Reigns Supreme for Social Media Referral Traffic - Posted April 21, 2014
Shareaholic released its Q1 report on social media referral traffic, naming Facebook as the reigning king. Pinterest and StumbleUpon also made big gains, while Google+, Reddit, YouTube and LinkedIn traffic referrals remained relatively flat. According to the report, Facebook drove more than 20 percent of over... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuckerberg's Salary | LinkedIn NSA Requests - Posted April 1, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: YouTube Pummels Facebook In Post-Click Engagement - Posted March 31, 2014
Brands on Facebook striving for ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook PMD Unified Announces Updates To Social Operating Platform - Posted February 4, 2014
Marketing cloud technology provider ... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: Facebook Referrals Continue Upswing In 4Q - Posted January 24, 2014
Facebook saw its ... [Lost Remote]

REPORT: Facebook Referrals Continue Upswing In 4Q - Posted January 24, 2014
Facebook saw its ... [AllFacebook]

Among Teens, Interest in Facebook Falling Significantly - Posted April 10, 2013
Over the past year, the share of teens who said Facebook is the most important social media site for them fell 10 percent, according to a study of teen consumer habits by the investment banking firm Piper Jaffray. Facebook remained the most popular social netw... [SocialTimes.com]

Pinterest Introduces Free Analytics Tools - Posted March 12, 2013
We're going to take a wild guess here: many of our readers have felt some pressure to more fully utilize Pinterest as a PR tool but hesitate due to a lack of the quantifiable ROI stats tha... [PRNewser]

Pinterest Dominates the Content Sharing Market on iPhone, Study Finds - Posted February 19, 2013
Pinterest has the leading mobile app for sharing content, according to a study of iPhone users in the U.S. Mobile insights service Onavo measured the growth in market share for content sharing platforms including Pinterest, StumbleUpon!, Alien Blue, iReddit, 9GAG, and Digg in the second half of 2012. The analysts found that... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon Lays Off 30% of Workforce in Effort to Streamline - Posted January 16, 2013
StumbleUpon today laid off 35 of its staffers, reducing its total headcount by more than 30 percent, the company said. The move came as part of a larger effort to "become more streamlined [and] focused," according to spokesman Mike Mayzel. The San Francisco-based Web 2.0 superstar was ... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon Faces New Competition in Futureful - Posted November 28, 2012
David Meyer of GigaOM reports, "This year's Slush conference in Helsinki has been a terrific event, with a very high standard of startup and a disproportionate number of great ideas floating around. One of the most int... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook, IPO Among Bing's Most-Searched Terms Of 2012 - Posted November 27, 2012
Though Mark Zuckerberg doesn't have the tabloid-turning power of Kim Kardashian or Justin Bieber, Facebook was among Bing's most-searched terms of the year. The year isn't over yet, but that didn't stop Bing (which has been a solid partner with Faceb... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Fall 2012 Social Operating Platform - Posted November 26, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

HootSuite Adds Reddit and StumbleUpon to App Directory - Posted October 30, 2012
HootSuite today added two first-generation social media platforms to its app directory, which allows users to engage with platforms from their HootSuite dashboard. Users can now access StumbleUpon ... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon Gets All Dressed Up for Windows 8 - Posted October 25, 2012
StumbleUpon has created a discovery app that's compatible with the new Windows 8 tablets and PCs, the company announced today. Much like the newly revamped website, this version is designed to be better-looking and more social. (We're not sure if it's single, but we can ask if you'd like.) StumbleUpon appears... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon Gets A Whole Lot More Social With Major Redesign - Posted October 23, 2012
If you head over to StumbleUpon this afternoon you're in for a surprise--today the social bookmarking site has launched a reimagined site, complete with a whole slew of new features making the site more social than ever. The relaunch of StumbleUpon.com is the first major news from the site since they launched... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook To Go Purple On Friday To Support Gay Youth - Posted October 18, 2012
Facebook's trademark color has always been (and will likely always be) blue. However, on Friday, the social network will ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Google Arrest Order | Facebook SDK | Twitter Contacts - Posted September 26, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Look Out, Facebook Like Button: Pinterest's Pin This Sees 637 Percent Growth Since February - Posted September 7, 2012
The ever-present Facebook like button has seen growth of 34 percent since February in terms of b... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Effective Social Network On Facebook Is ... Wait For It ... Facebook! - Posted August 22, 2012
Facebook knows how to Facebook. That was the shocking result of a study by ... [AllFacebook]

If Social Media Sites Were Dinosaurs [Infographic] - Posted August 3, 2012
What if all your favorite social networks were dinosaurs? Here's what Reddit, StumbleUpon, Google+, MySpace, and Facebook would look like if they roamed the earth as prehistoric animals. When designer Najeeb Khan created this infographic for Uvavi, Inc., he wasn't prematurely declaring these sites extinct; it's more like the size, unique features,... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Social Operating Platform Summer 2012 Edition - Posted July 25, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

StumbleUpon Cruises into the UK with 'The Stumble Games' in July - Posted July 3, 2012
StumbleUpon has always been the closest thing on the web to channel surfing. By pressing their "stumble" button, you get a random, interesting web page as voted on by their various users. You can customize the category and flip past any sites that don't look interesting, not unlike clicking through wi... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon CEO Steps Aside; Search for New CEO Begins - Posted May 9, 2012
StumbleUpon, the Firefox add-on turned social discovery site, has announced that CEO and Founder Garrett Camp is stepping into a new role as chairman and looking for a new CEO. In a blog post at the StumbleUpon blog, Garrett said his farewells and thanked his coworkers after 10 years of... [SocialTimes.com]

Myspace Settles With FTC | 55,000 Twitter Accounts Breached | Memes as Dissent in China - Posted May 9, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

A Look Inside StumbleUpon's Paid Discovery [Infographic] - Posted May 4, 2012
StumbleUpon is still massive, with 25+ million engaged, dedicated users and a massive database of 528 different types of topics. People have been using the service for years and it's ability to quickly deliver something of interest makes it a time-pass that won't quickly taper off. But how effective is it... [SocialTimes.com]

Downloading Facebook Info | Tumblr's Business Savvy | Stumbling Gets Social - Posted April 13, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon Upgrades App For Facebook Timeline - Posted April 12, 2012
StumbleUpon became the latest application to stumble upon Facebook's timeline and upgrade to take advantage of its capabilities. The timeline-upgraded StumbleUpon app follows the patterns of other ap... [AllFacebook]

KickStumbler Combines KickStarter and StumbleUpon - Posted February 23, 2012
In the last few months we have witnessed a big change in the way that independent projects are funded on the web, and I believe we'll see a lot more from this space in the future. One such example is a quick mash-up called "KickStumbler" which brings Kickstarter together with... [SocialTimes.com]

What Were The Most Popular StumbleUpon Photos and Videos of 2011? - Posted January 5, 2012
If I was pressed to answer, I'd probably say StumbleUpon was the first social aggregator site I ever used regularly. Even before Digg, I had a little StumbleUpon toolbar which had just one big button which read "Stumble!". Each time I'd hit it, I was provided with a new... [SocialTimes.com]

Tech Round Up: No One Checks In; Zuckerberg Exposed - Posted December 7, 2011
-I must live in a supe-techie area or know a lot of hypercheckers, because according to Forrester Research, only 2 percent of adults use apps like Foursquare... [PRNewser]

Major Update Comes To StumbleUpon - Posted December 6, 2011
Popular discovery engine StumbleUpon is rolling out a major update. A lot of the update is cosmetic, the blog VentureBeat reported yesterday. For instance, the service sports a new orange logo, and a new design (it looks sort of like YouTube's new redesign). But most exciting to content creators is the addition of "Stumble... [TVSpy]

StumbleUpon Gets A Facelift, Complete With New Logo & UI - Posted December 6, 2011
If you've headed over to StumbleUpon this morning then you may have noticed that it looks a little different. They've traded in the old blue and green logo for a sleek new orange one and that's only the beginning. The whole site has been given a much more eng... [SocialTimes.com]

Google+ Referrals Drop Sharply: Facebook, StumbleUpon, YouTube Lead the Way - Posted December 2, 2011
There are many ways to gauge the strength of a social network: users, page views, monthly active users and time spent per page are all effective. One that I like to look at is referrals, which look at how often a social network is sourcing a link to great content.... [SocialTimes.com]

Grooveshark Redesign Aims to "add a social network to music" - Posted November 17, 2011
Online music library platform Grooveshark recently introduced a complete redesign of its site. The site now places a heavy emphasis on social media sharing and community features that complement tighter integrations with third-party social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Reddit. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Refer 5 Friends to StumbleUpon, Get $10 in Amazon Gift Cards - Posted November 16, 2011
The social network sharing site StumbleUpon is dealing out thousands of Amazon gift cards to increase its membership. Between now and December 4, 2011, Stumbleupon will reward you with a free $10 Amazon gift card for every 5 friends y... [SocialTimes.com]

7 Social Times Stories You May Have Missed This Week - Posted November 11, 2011
If you are an avid reader of our daily content, you may remember reading a lot of articles that were vital to your title as a social media intellect this week. Whether we were discussing slavery of the 21st century or providing you with ... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon Most Content Sharing Site for Mail Online - Posted November 10, 2011
The Mail Online, a British media outlet, has revealed that StumbleUpon is the service which drives the most shares from their website. SU drives more shares than Facebook and up to fifteen times more links worldwide than on Twitter, according to a study by Searchmetrics. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Link Building with YouTube, StumbleUpon, Google+, LinkedIn [Infographic] - Posted November 9, 2011
In part, link building is very important for internet marketing efforts because search engines are finding superior ways to determine the quality of each link. It's important for businesses who leverage search to maintain their quality links, and the following infographics give you a few tips. It starts with building a network... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon: Where Should You Share? [Infographic] - Posted October 28, 2011
StumbleUpon is a platform that specializes in social sharing as a service. The infographic in this article delineates underlying causes and reasons for StumbleUpon's continued presence as a sharing service in a field of competitors like Facebook, Twtiter, Reddit and Youtube. The platform actually places itself above the rest of its competitors,... [SocialTimes.com]

History of StumbleUpon's Influence on the Internet [Infographic] - Posted October 27, 2011
In 2007, StumbleUpon was created by the two friends, Garret Camp and Geoff Smith, who were in their early twenties and just finishing off post-graduate studies in Calgary, Canada. Camp told BBC the development of StumbleUpon started with a general idea of "how to discover really interesting information without searching... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon Shutting Down Themes, Photo Blogs - Posted September 27, 2011
StumbleUpon users are likely unhappy about the company's decision to shut down some features of the service on October 24. The company reports that they are shutting down groups, photo and HTML blogging, and the ability to select themes. The reason behind the decision is to simplify the service... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Romance: A StumbleUpon Wedding Proposal - Posted September 8, 2011
Nothing tugs on our heartstrings quite like a romantic social media marriage proposal, whether it's an epic viral video proposal, a Twitter marria... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon Logs 1 Billion Stumbles a Month - Posted September 6, 2011
Facebook might seem like a social media behemoth, but according to StatCounter StumbleUpon made up 47.11 percent of all social traffic in the U.S. as of July 2011. Not too shabby for the discovery engine which was created in November 2001 an... [SocialTimes.com]

StumbleUpon CEO on the Future of Social Networks - Posted March 16, 2011
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StumbleUpon Offers Alternative To Banner Ads - Posted March 15, 2011
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StumbleUpon Unveils Paid Discovery - Posted March 14, 2011
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