Select and Stumble: A Detailed Examination of StumbleUpon.com
Founding and Function: Created in 2001 • Connects users to sites that match a selected list of interests • Community-based searching Sites are recommended by users to others with similar interests • Alternative to popular search engines “Personalized browsing tool” Joint Founders: • Garrett Camp, CEO • Geoff Smith, CTO Garrett Camp Geoff Smith
StumbleUpon.com connects you to sites based on a list similar to that found here Simple setup makes it easy to use and navigate for all ages You never know where it might take you….
User Information: Two Stumbling options: Not creating an account and selecting from a limited selection of interests 2. Creating an account and having access to over 500 interests to better personalize results No cost to create account • No sign-up or service charges at any time Over 15 million users
Works Cited: http://www.stumbleupon.com/management/ http://www.stumbleupon.com/aboutus/ http://www.stumbleupon.com/