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    Facebook's New Focus on 'Community' Might Actually Depress You

    There's a problem with Facebook's focus on "community." Amid criticism of its data security and its role in the 2016 election, Facebook in June announced a change to its mission. No longer would the company strive to make the world more open and connected.


    Imgur X Tito's Handmade Vodka Announce "Project Stardust" | My Social Good News

    Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2018 - The popular community-powered entertainment platform Imgur is teaming up with Tito's Handmade Vodka for "Project Stardust", an initiative celebrating individuals who are making a difference in their communities. Imgur and Tito's will identify one Imgur user ("Imgurian") per quarter who is making a positive change in ...


    Mike's Hard Lemonade Extends The 'Bright Side'

    Mike's Hard Lemonade and its agencies are supporting the beverage brand's limited-edition lemonade six-pack - which launched May 3 - with a campaign that plays off the Mike's "Drink on the bright side" tagline. Havas Formula is supporting the brand across three cities for a three-day Bright Side pop-up smile factory comprised of larger-than-life activations inspired by study findings on the causes of happiness.


    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 giant meme dumps. But what it's never had is video. That was a differentiator that made it ideal for quiet browsing in class, on public transit or in bed.


    Imgur adds 30-second video uploads so your GIFs can have soundtracks

    Imgur is launching video after years of hosting still images and GIFs on its platform. "This is a monumental shift for our future, and it furthers our commitment to becoming the world's greatest community powered entertainment destination," the company said in its blog post.


    Imgur allows iOS users to upload videos with sound, ahead of other platforms

    iPhone owners are first to get access to a new Imgur feature: the ability to upload videos with sound. We're here to bring you some ribetting news. Starting today, your posts can shine in all their...

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    Your next news feed addiction could come from ... Imgur?

    Let's be real: Social media as we know it is all about the followers. The more followers, the more likes, and we yearn for those double-digits on Instagram, triple-digits on Facebook, and the increasing follower count on Twitter and Snapchat. Imgur (pronounced Image-ur) is trying to change that.

  • Imgur now has snacks..bite size video moments that you will love! Check it out in the app.

    Imgur's take on Snapchat Stories is for people who really love GIFs

    Imgur, the hugely popular photo and GIF sharing site with over 250 million users, is the latest to board the ephemeral storytelling train. Like the 'stories' feature inside Snapchat and Facebook/Instagram, which has cloned the heck of Snapchat, Imgur has moved into lean-back content with the arrival of 'Snacks', a new feature that sits at the top of its mobile app.

  • Please read our VP of Engineering's latest blog article, "Guiding Principles for Imgur Engineers." This will give any engineers interested in working at Imgur, an inside look on how we do the work that we do.

    Guiding Principles for Imgur Engineers - Imgur Engineering - Medium

    Back in April 2017, our CEO/CTO Alan Schaaf, our Engineering Leadership team, and I set out to re-establish and document what we felt was important as engineers at Imgur. We noticed that some software that we built successfully surpassed the test of time while other solutions somehow missed the mark because they were brittle, buggy, or simply failed to address business needs.

  • Our latest Android release:

    Imgur's Snapchat-style GIF collections come to Android

    The addition will feel a little late given how long iOS users have had Snacks, but it's an important part of Imgur's strategy. Along with social features like chat, Imgur is giving you reasons to keep coming back to its app besides those occasional times you're hoping to find the latest dank meme.

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