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StumbleUpon recently announced plans to lay off 30% of its staff in an effort to drive profits. StumbleUpon is one of the most popular social media services. Now, it is aggressively trying to turn itself into a vibrant business rather than just a popular one. Is this a sign of the times for social networks? Or…

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Do you Stumble or, more specifically, do you use StumbleUpon? While StumbleUpon doesn’t have a low profile, it has an interesting place within the social media landscape. While Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Pinterest are definitely top of mind, StumbleUpon works away in the background. But when you look at the numbers, it’s easy to…

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Over the past few months, there has been a fascinating development in how people are being referred to Web sites: StumbleUpon has emerged as the most popular traffic sources – something that popular blogger Fred Wilson (aka a VC) talked about yesterday in noting his traffic had doubled recently. After a long period of being…

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Facebook, Twitter and YouTube dominant the social media landscape but there are plenty of other services that are thriving and, in the process, attracting millions of users. Here’s a list featuring some of the players that should also be considered “superstars”: 1. StumbleUpon: After being purchased by eBay, StumbleUpon fell off the radar. But after re-purchased…

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