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It's official, eBay acquired StumbleUpon

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, May 31, 2007
12 years ago2,773 views

"San Jose, Calif., May 30, 2007 – eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) today announced it has acquired StumbleUpon, an early-stage company that helps people discover and share content online, for an aggregate transaction value of approximately $75 million. This acquisition will provide eBay with in-depth exposure to a fast-growing community-based service with approximately 2.3 million users. StumbleUpon gives people a new way to discover relevant and entertaining content based on personal preferences and community recommendations." ...

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I suppose now when I "stumble" a site I'll be expected to type in something eBayish like "AAA+++++++ site, smooth, highly recommended!!!!!!!!!"

Rohit Srivastwa [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Unhappy :(

Veky [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Analogy with the highway is accurate. I once signed up a few years ago, deleted my account after a few days playing, and the other day friend tells me my account is still there. Stupid.

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