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Recommendation Engines

Recommendation Engines

How Hunch and StumbleUpon Are Different

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Local taste-grapher Hunch recently rolled out a feed of social recommendations and made it the default landing page, which has confused some users who wonder how it differs from sites like StumbleUpon and Digg, which also rely on the social graph and user feedback to serve recommendations. The crucial difference? StumbleUpon and its ilk emphasize web content–news, websites, apps, videos, especially whatever memey thing is trending that day or week–while Hunch is equally interested in recommending restaurants, events and books. Read More