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UPDATE on 10/15/2012:
StumbleUpon is still a great social bookmarking site, but unfortunately they made a capital blunder in upgrading their site in a way that broke their algorithms in a bad way. It took them months to get it somewhat back on track, but it cost them many very active members. Here is the latest graph that clearly shows what I mean:
I am showing you the results from Sep 2011 - Sep 2012 in the US, because it shows the dramatic change even more. As you can see, here in the US StumbleUpon was the absolute #1 referrer of social media traffic, even beating Facebook! That has changed since they made the internal changes. Can you guess when they did this?
If you said Nov-Dec 2011 you are absolutely correct. Ever since they have been falling. Newcomer Pinterest is now a better source of traffic than StumbleUpon and YouTube is rivaling StumbleUpon also. And all self inflicted. Unbelievable, but true.
If you are looking for traffic from a social bookmarking site, StumbleUpon seems to be your best bet. StumbleUpon is second only to Facebook when it comes to traffic. They are even ahead of Twitter!
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