StumbleUpon has shut down. The online discovery service which debuted in 2001, has been closed after nearly 17 years in operation.
Some of you may not have heard about the service before, but I think many of you would have at least come across Su.pr. It was a URL shortening service which shut down 5 years ago, and was one of the most popular of its kind during its heyday.
StumbleUpon was a way for users to find blogs and websites to follow. Think of a Yellow Pages for the internet, and that is exactkly what it was. The service was invaluable as a website discovery tool for both users and advertisers. You could submit your obscure website to StumbleUpon, and select a [...]