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Imgur raises $40 million in funding

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Imgur is a popular photo website that has raised $40 million in funding. This round of funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen Horowitz’s Lars Dalgaard will be joining the board of directors at Imgur.

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Imgur has launched a meme-generating app

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Imgur has seen some explosive growth since launching, which is largely due to the Reddit community. Many people use Imgur as a way to distribute meme photos that they have created. Now Imgur has made it even easier to create meme photos by launching an iOS app called MemeGen.

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Rumor: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) in talks for buying out Imgur

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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is reportedly talking to Imgur about buying them out. Imgur is a popular photo sharing website that is commonly used by the Reddit.com community. The rumors are based on sources with Business Insider.
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Imgur Releases An iOS App

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Imgur is one of the most popular photo sharing websites that receives billions of hits per month.  Imgur is known for aggregating a lot of viral content.  Personally I endorse using Imgur as it is one of my most favorite time-passes.  Imgur released an Android app about a month ago.  Imgur’s iOS app looks similar to the Android version.  The iOS version of the app lets you upload, share, comment, and manage galleries.  The Imgur app on iOS is free.
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Imgur Now Hitting 3.6 Billion Pageviews Per Month

Photo hosting website Imgur is now hitting over 3.6 billion page views and is hitting around 56 million visitors per month.  Not bad considering that around a year ago, they were hitting about 1 billion page views per month and it was run by just 3 people.  Now Imgur has 4 more engineers and they are still hiring more people.  Imgur founder Alan Schaaf launched the website from his dorm room in Ohio.  It first gained traction after writing a post on Reddit in 2009.  Schaaf wrote that he wanted to create “an image hosting service that doesn’t suck.”

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Facebook Engineer Matt Jones Apologizes On Reddit For Accidentally Blocking Imgur

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Facebook engineer Matt Jones accidentally blocked Imgur and the Internet community was about to go livid until he did some PR control by replying to a thread on Reddit.    Jones’ response hit over 3,000 up-votes on Reddit.  This is what Matt Jones (@Fisherrider) wrote on the Reddit post that was titled “Facebook has blocked imgur.com.”

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