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In the world of WEB 2.0 many great websites are developed which features enormous amount of useful data and entertainment stuffs. StumbleUpon takes us to these world where an individual can enjoy wide variety of fun stuffs, gain some useful info., get amazed by crazy inventions and tricks. |StumbleUpon is a web browser plugin that allows its users to discover and rate webpages, photos, videos, and news articles. These webpages are typically presented when the user — known within the community as a Stumbler — clicks the “Stumble!” button on the browser’s toolbar. StumbleUpon chooses which new webpage to display based on the user’s ratings of previous pages, ratings by his/her friends, and by the ratings of users with similar interests. i.e. it is a recommendation system which uses peer and social networking principles. There is also one-click blogging built in as well. Users can rate, or choose not to rate, any webpage with a thumbs up or thumbs down, and clicking the Stumble button resembles “channel-surfing” the web. Toolbar versions exist for Firefox, Mozilla Application Suite and Internet Explorer. And what make it big is eBay acquiring StumbleUpon in May of 2007 for $75,000,000 USD.|

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October 11, 2007 at 2:30 pm

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