1/5/2011

StumbleUpon Surpasses Facebook For Social Media Traffic Generation

Filed under: — Aviran

How can a site with 12 million users send more traffic than a site with 600 million users? When your site is specifically designed to do nothing but send traffic. StumbleUpon may be small compared to sites like Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace, but it sends the most social media traffic around the web according to the latest numbers by StatCounter.

StumbleUpon CEO Garrett Camp is excited about it, announcing it to the world via Twitter at 1am EST this morning:

Facebook Users Upload Record-Breaking 750M Photos Over New Year’s Weekend

Filed under: — Aviran

A record-breaking 750 million photos were uploaded to Facebook over New Year’s weekend, the social network announced Tuesday afternoon.

The news follows a much bigger announcement made Monday: namely, that Facebook has received $450 million in a new round of funding from Goldman Sachs and $50 million from Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies.

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