“…the world’s largest index of the Internet,estimated roughly 5 million terabytes of data.That’s over 5 billion gigabytes of data, or 5trillion megabytes. …Google has indexedroughly 200 terabytes of that, or .004% of thetotal size…” --Eric Schmidt, Google CEO
…there are thought to be some 155 million websites on the internet …how many have you seen? …how was you experience?
STUMBLEUPON 1) about 2) how it works 3) people driven 4) community 5) dynamic
ABOUT discover and share great websites, that deliver high- quality pages matched to your personal preferences, explicitly recommended by your friends or one of 8 million+ other websurfers with interests similar to you.
HOW IT WORKS use / ratings to form collaborative opinions on website quality. when you stumble, you will only see pages that friends and like- minded stumblers have recommended. discover content you wouldn’t find using a search engine.
PEOPLE DRIVEN combination of human opinions & machine learning to receive relevant content. each time the ‘stumble’ button is clicked, the you are presented with a high quality web site based on the collective opinions of other like-minded web surfers.
COMMUNITY the toolbar is integrated with the browser. a simple 2-level rating system to pass up or pass on information. you share favorite web sites and interact with other users to further improve web surfing experience.
DYNAMIC keep on top of an ever-evolving pool of knowledge. filter through the web to relevant websites that cater to your personal interests. an obscure but interesting site can be immediately shared. the participation of community members helps maintain a database of the most up-to-date and highest quality sites possible.
SEARCH VS STUMBLE…using search engines means hunting through pages of results.stumbling doesn’t require you to know what you search for. they don’tsell your information or show you the web pages that have paid tobe listed first. they don’t work off of advertising, so you get morerelevant information and less filler, with a more simple design…