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How Etsy, eBay, Reddit got their names – CNN.com – StumbleUpon

How Etsy, eBay, Reddit got their names – CNN.com – StumbleUpon. This is a pretty easy read. I wonder if these businesses are memorable because of their name shows a different way of thinking?

5 New Things We All Hate about Web Sites Internet Tech-Recipes – StumbleUpon

5 New Things We All Hate about Web Sites Internet Tech-Recipes – StumbleUpon. Yes all of these cause me to never return to a site. They show a disrespect of the audience.

Some of the most popular websites and down time

The Website Downtime Survival Guide – StumbleUpon. Surprising that there seems to be no correlation between popularity and uptime.

Oldest working television set expected to sell for 」5,000 – Telegraph – StumbleUpon

Oldest working television set expected to sell for 」5,000 – Telegraph – StumbleUponBeautifully designed set. I wonder why we have let plastic convince us that things have no value.

Very understandable LCD Monitor Teardown – StumbleUpon

LCD Monitor Teardown – StumbleUpon. This is a great explanation of how LCD technology works. I am going to watch his other YouTube videos. Great!

StumbleUpon: 800 million monthly stumbles can’t be wrong – TNW Industry

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So the average user is stumbling 53 URL’s each month. Which seems kind of low because I can do that in a day. I bet that the majority of users are not doing this kind of heavy lifting. I bet it is a passionate minority that is doing the majority of the stumbling.

via StumbleUpon: 800 million monthly stumbles can’t be wrong – TNW Industry.

How can I see what effect I am having on the web?

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8 Tools to Track Your Footprints on the Web – StumbleUpon. This is a great list of tools to find your influence and information on the web. I have used many of these services and they work great. You would be amazed what information is available about you.

Did StumbleUpon just pass Facebook for social media traffic?

Did StumbleUpon just pass Facebook for social media traffic?. Kind of came out of nowhere didn’t it? I think FB overwhelms people with the interface. I get more SU traffic than any other sharing service.