One of the popular content discovery platforms StumbleUpon is closing down after 16 years in operation on June 30th.
StumbleUpon launched in 2002, prior to Facebook and Twitter, StumbleUpon comes with the huge web users around 40 million which stumbled on new content for which they aren’t searching for directly.
In this digital trending world it has ranked upto 60 billion unique stumbles from 40 million active stumbler. Moreover that, for real publisher, it raised the power to get a significant organic traffic in trending days.
At just one click StumbleUpon allowing Stumblers to shoot from one mode of content to another, its ease ruined up because of detriment as more capable platforms come next to.
StumbleUpon plays a huge role in Search Engine Optimization activities as a social content-sharing, social bookmarking platform on web. Users able to share their favourable content, web pages, product reviews, blog content, latest news and also receive recommendation as of likes, comments, stumbles for other contents. Besides this Reddit and Digg, both of these are still operating social content sharing platform.
“Garrett Camp, StumbleUpon’s Co-Founder on Wednesday published a blog post with news about StumbleUpon is Shutting down Soon.” There are numerous of social content sharing platform introduced significantly, however we are still waiting for a better tools to makes our content sharable on this type of platform.
Shutdown news isn’t much shock as of Camp in 2015 introduced a new content discovery platform called Mix.com. Camp announced that StumbleUpon Accounts is going to transitioned upon Mix platform over the next couple of months.
Camp twitted “SU is moving to Mix.com. End of era, but excited for future!”