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300M-user Imgur launches Melee, a gaming meme app

Ten years after its debut, 300-million-monthly-user Imgur is one of the last massively popular yet unpersonalized home pages on the internet. Because everyone sees the same upvoted posts when they ope

300M-user meme site Imgur raises $20M from Coil to pay creators

Meme creators have never gotten their fair share. Remixed and reshared across the web, their jokes prop up social networks like Instagram and Twitter that pay back none of their ad revenue to artists

GIF lord Imgur caves to video to hasten profitability

Imgur is the internet’s best time sink, where 250 million monthly users silently consume¬†an endless community-curated collection of absurd GIFs, inspiring tales, pop science explainers and gian

Imgur Gets Its Sheryl, Hires COO So Founder Can Nerd Out On Product

Imgur is Internet dude paradise. The underhyped image sharing and commenting community has 150 million active users and saw 900 billion page views in 2015. Thanks to silly GIFs, science experiments,

Imgur Is The Anti-Facebook

Why is Imgur one of the most popular websites on the Internet? Is it the connection with the so-called "Internet's front page" Reddit? Its community? The addictive nature of browsing through the photo

Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference.