After being online for 16 years, StumbleUpon, a social sharing platform that predated both Facebook and Twitter, has officially gone offline. StumbleUpon was a discovery platform that pushed randomised content to its users. A user would click the 'stumble' buttons and be taken to a random website, app, meme, forum, etc. that the platform deemed they would find interesting. On May 24, co-founder Garrett Camp, who also co-founded Uber, announced that the platform would be going offline on June 30. Yesterday, StumpleUpon said goodbye with the following tweet: https://twitter.com/StumbleUpon/status/1013188401481338882 StumbleUpon pioneered content discovery on the web, before the concepts of the “like button”, “news feed” or “social media” were mainstream, says Camp on his Medium post announcing the closure. He claims that the website delivered 60 billion stumbles serving up to 40 million users. All of StumbleUpon’s remaining users will…
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