Submit on StumbleUpon
Statistics has it that there are over 3.2billion internet users across the globe as of 2015. The 2019 mid-year estimate pegs the number of internet users at 4.5billion with Europe and the Americas taking the more substantial chunk of that population.
Can you imagine the volume of information that is being circulated by the minute on the internet?
As much as learning new things is fun, it can become exhaustive when you get bombarded with tons and tons of information that are not relevant to your immediate need.
Or when you have to surf countless webpages in search of topics or pieces of information that interests you.
What if there’s a website where you are shown only the information that you want to see?
That sounds cool, right?
Welcome to the world of StumbleUpon. In case it’s a new vocab, this article will explain in the simplest possible terms what Stumbleupon is all about and how you can make the best of the platform.
All you need do is follow through this blog post.
What is StumbleUpon and how you can Submit on StumbleUpon?
StumbleUpon is a website that was designed sometime in 2002 to give room for its users to submit useful website links for other users to stumble upon and also share. It is the hub of website exploration on various areas of interest.
Be it politics, comedy, art and craft, photography, all forms of sports, business weather reports, inventions, science and technology and on and on goes the list.
The difference here is, you don’t get bombarded with all this information at once or have to go through the stress of searching which of the information catches your fancy. Every webpage you view has been tailored specifically for you.
As of 2012, StumbleUpon had over 25million registered users. Yes! 25million persons of the world have been using StumbleUpon as of 2012. We’ll leave the current statistics to your imagination.
The beauty of this platform is that you can also advertise your products or services and interestingly, you only get to view ads that are relevant to you
Sounds magical right? Haha! Oh please, it’s fun but not rocket science. The website uses a basic algorithm to identify the preferences you selected while setting up your profile as a new user and store up those preferences in the cloud.
Each time you visit the website, you only get to see webpages that are related to those you selected while setting up your account.
It is that simple. Well maybe not as simple as we just painted, but there’s no need for ambiguity when a piece of information can be simplified.
Now that you have opened your StumbleUpon account and set up your profile, how do you submit websites for other users to explore?
5 Easy Steps to Submit on StumbleUpon
Step 1: Log in to your StumbleUpon account either through the Mobile App using your android or iOS device or through the web browser on your PC.
Step 2: Go to your profile page. You’ll notice anything arrow beside your profile avatar. Can you see it at the top right corner? Yes, click that arrow, it’s a dropdown. You’ll see the following; “view profile”, “add a page”, “settings”, “help” and “sign out”.
Step 3: Click on the “Add a Page” icon. This will take you to a webpage where you can add your link.
Step 4: Fill all the information regarding the website link you want to add using the provided boxes.
Step 5: Click on “Add this page” once you’ve filled the required information. You can leave the rest to StumbleUpon at this point and go to bed.
Following these steps just made surging the internet a lot easier for a fellow member of the StumbleUpon community.