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StumbleUpon Relaunch Aims for More Social Discovery

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 follow friend activity and trending pages across the site, as well as create lists of favorite places visited. The overhaul is the largest set of changes implemented in StumbleUpon’s 10-year history.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work