The next addition to the world of StumbleUpon.
In the world of microblogging and Twitter, social networking and Facebook come the mini URL designed to make small links short. Currently found commonly on Twitter mini URLs are on of the latest addition to the internet and user created content. Seeing an opportunity to take advantage of link shortening as well as stay a step ahead of Digg, the folks at StumbleUpon created Su.pr .
So if you are wondering what exactly Su.pr is; it is Stumbleupon’s link shortening service. It also automatically links to your StumbleUpon and Facebook accounts so you can promote your latest finds without having to force your friends to click a very long link. The added convenience of doing all of this in one click makes it easy to use the first time you use it. Also, if you don’t have the toolbar on your computer this gives you the browser version.
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For those of us who are writers, bloggers, or fans of StumbleUpon su.pr is the next innovative way to promote your work or web pages. You can also track the amount of traffic to a website over a small period of time so you can maximize your page views for your articles.
The browser bookmarklet is also a convenient tool as it allows you to shorten URLs from anywhere without having to enter the website into the su.pr website. Promoting and sharing online content is a continually evolving process. Together we all can use tools such as this to our advantage and to discover and share new ideas.