For all those pessimists out there who condemn the Internet for turning a generation of youth into mindless mouse-clickers, StumbleUpon adds more arsenal to their cannon. In a culture driven upon easy access to information and instant access, StumpleUpon is a dream come true to all those looking to cure their boredom through surfing the Internet.
Right in line with all things wasteful on the Internet, StumpleUpon seeks to match the interests of the user with referred to websites under the same categories. At the core of such a model is mindless entertainment – something the millennial generation consumes like Veronica consumed cany in Willy Wonka and the Charlie Factory. Just like children who entered the Wonka’s abundant factory and ended up a victim to their desires, a generation raised on the Internet have their Everlasting Gobstopper in the form of StumbleUpon.
Mindless entertainment is quickly becoming the ethos of modern culture and society. StumbleUpon’s intended good sucks the user into a deeper web of irrelevant information. In one point of time, such thing would have been considered insulting to the intelligence, but nowadays it is common place. In essence, such a website stumble upons our stupidity and feeds it.Read More