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  • Imgur Joins Chorus Of Tech Companies Calling For Net Neutrality

    Imgur Joins Chorus Of Tech Companies Calling For Net Neutrality

    Imgur, the popular photo sharing service, today filed comments with the FCC concerning net neutrality, arguing against paid prioritization and in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs as utilities. To see a non-ISP technology company speak in that manner isn’t surprising. But Imgur’s comments are worth noting for their candor, as well as discussion of the impact of paid… Read More

  • Imgur Adds Tagging And Custom Galleries, So You Can Actually Find The Meme You’re Looking For

    Imgur Adds Tagging And Custom Galleries, So You Can Actually Find The Meme You’re Looking For

    Popular image-sharing service Imgur is some new features — collectively, they should make it easier to sort through the 1.5 million images that are uploaded to the site every day. Founder and CEO Alan Schaaf said that after testing the new features with several thousand users, Imgur is making them available to everyone today. The big addition is the ability of users to tag individual… Read More

  • After Five Years Of Bootstrapping, Imgur Raises $40 Million From Andreessen Horowitz & Reddit

    After Five Years Of Bootstrapping, Imgur Raises $40 Million From Andreessen Horowitz & Reddit

    Imgur, the image sharing service popular with Reddit users and a regular winner of the “best bootstrapped startup” award at the annual Crunchies event is no longer going it alone. Following acquisition rumors and courting by just about every VC firm in the Valley, the company is today announcing a $40 million investment from Andreessen Horowitz. The round also included a… Read More

  • Imgur Debuts An Analytics Platform For Pro Users And Advertisers

    Imgur Debuts An Analytics Platform For Pro Users And Advertisers

    Bootstrapped and profitable image-sharing platform (and Yahoo acquisition target) Imgur is today introducing a new analytics platform that will allow both individual users and advertisers the ability to track where an image is shared online, and how it’s distributed around the web in real-time. The idea is aimed at furthering the company’s goal of becoming the home for… Read More

  • Viddme Brings Anonymous Video Sharing To Web, iPhone & Android

    Viddme Brings Anonymous Video Sharing To Web, iPhone & Android

    Following the backlash against YouTube’s merging with Google+ for identity, authentication and, most recently, commenting, there’s been a renewed interest in a sort of anonymous video hosting service – something like an “Imgur for video,” for instance. It’s an idea that’s been tried before, but sometimes having good timing helps. That may be the case… Read More

  • Imgur Brings Its Meme Generation Utility To iPhone With New MemeGen App

    Imgur Brings Its Meme Generation Utility To iPhone With New MemeGen App

    Imgur, Reddit’s favorite image hosting service (and yours too, perhaps), is today bringing its Meme Generator, launched last summer on the web, to the iPhone. The utility allows users to quickly create memes, remix those made by others, or simply browse those in the gallery, save or vote for your favorites. Talk about a killer time-waster! The company first launched its meme… Read More

  • Image-Sharing Site Imgur Says It Reaches 100M Unique Visitors Per Month

    Image-Sharing Site Imgur Says It Reaches 100M Unique Visitors Per Month

    Meme-heavy image-sharing site Imgur says that it has now grown 100 million unique monthly visitors. The company also says it’s profitable, with paid Pro subscriptions and some promising-if-early results from big advertisers. “More than a quarter” of its traffic is supposedly direct, so it’s not just depending on other sites that use its image hosting (such as online… Read More

  • Need A Meme? Why Not Use Imgur’s New Generator

    Need A Meme? Why Not Use Imgur’s New Generator

    Imgur, the image host for Reddit and most of the internet, just launched its own meme creation tool. And it’s about the best meme generator available. This timely launch comes days after the popular meme source, Quickmeme, was banned from Reddit for employing bots to downvote memes generated by competitors. Imgur’s tool wasn’t built overnight, though. It has been in the works… Read More

  • Imgur’s Android App Officially Debuts, Content Creation Tools Coming Soon

    Imgur’s Android App Officially Debuts, Content Creation Tools Coming Soon

    Imgur, the simple but popular photo-sharing site that’s a favorite among Reddit’s user base, is today “officially” launching its first mobile application. And Imgur, due to its unconventional ways, has gone Android-first. (Many of its users’ images fail to pass through Apple’s strict guidelines on content and copyright.) Of course, the most… Read More