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Is A Yahoo, Dailymotion Deal Crazy? Like A Fox

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Yahoo's first major acquisition since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO could be the French video site Dailymotion, of all things. If the talks pan out, Yahoo will be joining a long list of companies hyped up by the booming digital video industry. And if anyone can upset Google's hold...
Is A Yahoo, Dailymotion Deal Crazy? Like A Fox

The 25-Million-User Social Network You Forgot About Just Lost Its CEO

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Garrett Camp has abruptly stepped down as CEO of StumbleUpon, the link-sharing service he started 10 years ago. The company is searching for a replacement. Camp will still be the company's chairman. Cofounder and CTO Geoff Smith is staying on. StumbleUpon, which was bought by eBay in 2007 for $75...
The 25-Million-User Social Network You Forgot About Just Lost Its CEO

DailyDirt: Anthropomorphizing Animals

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Humans tend to think about other animals in human terms -- which is only natural since we don't really have other frames of reference other than our own experiences. So not surprisingly, it's always interesting when animals seem to enjoy the same activities that people do and seem to be...
DailyDirt: Anthropomorphizing Animals

DailyDirt: Put The Fun In Crowdfunding

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More and more crowdfunded projects are popping up all the time. We've mentioned a few recently, like the video game that collected over $3 million from tens of thousands of folks who essentially pre-ordered the game before it was even created. Here are just a few more cool Kickstarter projects...
DailyDirt: Put The Fun In Crowdfunding

Data Shows that Facebook is Better for Video Marketing Than Twitter

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Continuing my series of Facebook sharing data (if you’re curious about my methodology, read the first post), I looked at articles that had the word “video” in their titles. It turns out that those stories that indicated they contained videos were shared more than the average story on Facebook, while...
Data Shows that Facebook is Better for Video Marketing Than Twitter

DailyDirt: Modern Computer Dating

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There are search engines for just about everything. Computers help people find all sorts of things faster and easier, so it's not surprising that computer dating is decades old (and started out with punch cards). Technology has gotten a lot better, but has online dating really improved that much? Online...
DailyDirt: Modern Computer Dating

If Kickstarter and StumbleUpon had a love child, it would be Kickstumbler

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We’re big fans of Kickstarter here at The Next Web and have highlighted our fair share of interesting projects that are coming out of the community which helps crowdsource ideas into reality. But if you’ve ever tried to navigate Kickstarter, you probably know how hard it can be to find...
If Kickstarter and StumbleUpon had a love child, it would be Kickstumbler

StumbleUpon Relaunch Aims for More Social Discovery

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Web discovery site StumbleUpon rolled out its revamped look widely on Tuesday, adding new sections aiming to increase user activity and discovery. It’s a refresh combining the most social aspects of sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, complete with the addition of a more visually oriented homepage. Users can now...
StumbleUpon Relaunch Aims for More Social Discovery

StumbleUpon CEO Garrett Camp steps down after 10 years

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After ten years, which seems like thirty on the Internet, StumbleUpon’s co-founder and CEO Garrett Camp is stepping down from his post and moving on to become chairman of the company. In a post published on StumbleUpon’s blog, Champ explains that it’s “time for a change”: After 10 years leading...
StumbleUpon CEO Garrett Camp steps down after 10 years

DailyDirt: Epic Fail In Advertising

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There are numerous ways to piss off customers. Most companies make mistakes from time to time in advertising, but every so often, there are mistakes so egregious that people just can't look away. Sometimes bad publicity is still publicity, but here are some train-wreck examples. Some advertisers are rushing to...
DailyDirt: Epic Fail In Advertising
October 2012 Traffic Sources Report: StumbleUpon Share of Traffic Down 53% Since July

DailyDirt: I Want A New Drug...

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Many mind-altering drugs lead to trouble at some point. But what about treatments that help improve memory or intelligence? Forget those energy drinks, serious scientists are working on ways to improve memory and learning skills. Here are just a few examples. A protein named the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) seems...
DailyDirt: I Want A New Drug...

DailyDirt: What Do You Remember?

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Everybody at one time or another wishes they had a better memory. There are some techniques and memory exercises to help improve the way people memorize lists, but some things are just more memorable than others. Some research is starting to delve into why we remember some things but not...
DailyDirt: What Do You Remember?

DailyDirt: National Robotics Week -- Save The Bots!

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The third annual National Robotics Week is currently underway, if you didn't get the memo. The second week of April was officially designated for robotics in 2010 by House Resolution 1055. If you haven't hugged your robot today, it's about time you did, perhaps. A full calendar of events is...
DailyDirt: National Robotics Week -- Save The Bots!

DailyDirt: Big Brother Ads

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The year 1984 didn't quite turn out the way the book did, but we're already living in a world where there are ubiquitous cameras tracking our every move. But it's not necessarily the government behind the cameras -- a lot of cameras are for private security and... possibly advertisers. Here...
DailyDirt: Big Brother Ads

Hate ChatRoulette? Then You Hate The Internet

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Every once in a while, a service or feature comes along that crystallizes everything people love and hate about the Internet. ChatRoulette is definitely one of those services. Plenty has been written already about the new social tool, which is a little like the Internet video version of speed dating....
Hate ChatRoulette? Then You Hate The Internet

StumbleUpon Lays Off 30% Of Staff As It Restructures Company Into A Profitable State

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StumbleUpon today laid off 30 percent of its staff, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch. The move, which brings Stumbleupon’s employee count from 110 to 75, is part of a larger restructuring plan that will bring the web content discovery company to profitable operations in the first quarter of 2012....
StumbleUpon Lays Off 30% Of Staff As It Restructures Company Into A Profitable State
Unified launches new platform features to better track earned media value from social advertising

Uber Can Help Companies Be More Desirable To Work For With Its New Perks Program

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On-demand car service Uber announced a new perks program that can instantly make a company cooler to work for. If you want to be able to provide transportation as a perk or benefit for your employees, Uber has the solution for you. The program allows companies to dole out “Uber...
Uber Can Help Companies Be More Desirable To Work For With Its New Perks Program

DailyDirt: Robots Of The Sea

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Robots can come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, but some of the more interesting designs mimic some animals in the ocean. Machines that can operate underwater have some obvious military applications, but studying biomimicry can also lead to discoveries in biology and deep sea ecosystems. Here are just...
DailyDirt: Robots Of The Sea
StumbleUpon reinvents the stumble in stunning new app for iPhone, iPad
Futureful's smart content discovery app hits the iPad in the U.S.

Introducing StumbleUpon for the iPad!

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Introducing StumbleUpon for the iPad!

It's Time to Ditch StumbleUpon for Pinterest

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StumbleUpon is one of those sites we've had on our radar for quite sometime. We covered the company's redesign last year, which re-focused the site on topic features. So when StumbleUpon snuck in a strange change the other day without telling anyone, we were shocked. This update made it impossible...
It's Time to Ditch StumbleUpon for Pinterest

StumbleUpon Says Goodbye to Direct Links

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When StumbleUpon did its big rebranding, reorganizing and redesign late last year, we figured that the 20-million-plus discovering engine was done making big changes. At least, for a little while. Boy were we wrong. The newest SU update removes all direct links. Previously, once you were inside StumbleUpon, you could...
StumbleUpon Says Goodbye to Direct Links

Forget Paywalls – How About More Serendipity?

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If ChatRoulette does nothing else, at least it seems to be getting some traditional media outlets to think about their content differently. For Chris Thorpe of The Guardian, the lightbulb went on during a lunchtime presentation by media analyst Clay Shirky at the newspaper’s offices in London. Thorpe, a...
Forget Paywalls – How About More Serendipity?

StumbleUpon Gets "Pinterest-y" New Redesign & Enhanced Functionality

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Last week StumbleUpon launched a new-look iOS app with a slew of new features. Today, the revamped StumbleUpon rolls out for web users. The layout looks quite similar to Pinterest, and even includes new “Pinterest-esque” lists. The new design also features the slick StumbleDNA that uses... Please visit Marketing Land...
StumbleUpon Gets "Pinterest-y" New Redesign & Enhanced Functionality

Your Mobile Phone Is The Least Social Device You Own

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Editor’s note: Jack Krawczyk is Senior Product Marketing Manager at StumbleUpon, the discovery platform. Jack was a founding member of Google+ and tweets about stuff @JackK. No buzzwords are more prominent in today’s Silicon Valley lexicon than social and mobile. They’re so big that they have their own love-child buzzword,...
Your Mobile Phone Is The Least Social Device You Own

StumbleUpon's New VP Knows When You're Cool With Ads

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(Hint: It's when you're "StumblingUpon" things.) Every day, Internet users are hit with a barrage of advertisements, from banners to promoted tweets to pre-roll YouTube ads. Very rarely do those users think of annoying ads as opportunities to learn about a brand's story. But StumbleUpon's Teal Newland, the discovery aggregator's first-ever Vice...
StumbleUpon's New VP Knows When You're Cool With Ads

DailyDirt: Beating The Odds

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Everyone knows that the odds always favor the house, but every once in a while, someone figures out a way to beat the system. Here are just a few examples of clever folks who have succeeded and earned some significant winnings. There are a lot of guys named Don Johnson...
DailyDirt: Beating The Odds
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