The magic that is Stumbleupon

2004-07-17 21:58 - Web

This article is about a truly wonderful website called Stumbleupon. Stumbleupon is a great way to browse the internet when you're looking for something new. The basic point is that anyone in the world can browse a site, and then vote that it's a good site, or a bad site.

All good sites are stored and cataloged. The sites you rank as bad help determine what you don't like, and all you do is press the stumble button, and a site is delivered to you. Of course, there's a lot of sites out there, and everyone's taste differs so not every hit is the best site since sliced bread. Nonetheless, I have found quite a few truly great sites that I had never heard of before thanks to stumbleupon.

They also have a great service wherein they track all your thumbs up ratings, record them, and make them available via RSS. All my suggested sites now show in the new right column on this site. It's a very nice piece of content that, now that I've written the site to grab it, I don't have to do any work for! Enjoy!


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