Authentic Lined 6 6 1960s Rain Buckle Vinyl 60s Winter Faux Deadstock Early Black Size Fleece 43246 Boots Waterproof Dears Uvtqq Authentic Lined 6 6 1960s Rain Buckle Vinyl 60s Winter Faux Deadstock Early Black Size Fleece 43246 Boots Waterproof Dears Uvtqq Authentic Lined 6 6 1960s Rain Buckle Vinyl 60s Winter Faux Deadstock Early Black Size Fleece 43246 Boots Waterproof Dears Uvtqq Authentic Lined 6 6 1960s Rain Buckle Vinyl 60s Winter Faux Deadstock Early Black Size Fleece 43246 Boots Waterproof Dears Uvtqq Authentic Lined 6 6 1960s Rain Buckle Vinyl 60s Winter Faux Deadstock Early Black Size Fleece 43246 Boots Waterproof Dears Uvtqq
These 1960s black vinyl boots are waterproof, salt resistant and lined in cozy faux fleece. They are calf-high with molded faux 'buckles' and trompe l'oeil seaming, 1.5 inch heels and original tag.







Ladies' Shoe Size



6







Measurements



Ball of Foot Width 3 1/8, Toe to Heel 9 3/4 (measurements taken on *outside* of shoe), Height 15 1/2, Inner Calf Circumference 13 1/2 Inches







Era



1960s







Label



''MADE IN USA/ GUARANTEED WATERPROOF/ TO ZIPPER'' and size 6 stamped on outsole; hangtag says '. . . rain dears/ OVER-THE-FOOT BOOT . . . '







Materials



Leather-like waterproof black vinyl, ecru faux fleece (probably acrylic), black synthetic outsoles







Closure



Synthetic zipper to inner calf







Condition



Excellent







Condition Detail



Near mint and unworn, has a subtle indent to outer calf of right boot, this is very mild and definitely not visible when worn







Washing Instructions



Wipe exterior with a damp cloth







*for this particular item, measurements are taken along outsole



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Faux 6 Deadstock Black Buckle Authentic Dears Fleece Boots 6 Size Winter Lined Early 1960s Waterproof Rain 60s 43246 Vinyl

Authentic Lined 6 6 1960s Rain Buckle Vinyl 60s Winter Faux Deadstock Early Black Size Fleece 43246 Boots Waterproof Dears Uvtqq

StumbleUpon, a website discovery service that at its peak had hundreds of millions of users, is closing after 16 years, one of the few remaining services from the Web 2.0 era.

Founded in 2001, StumbleUpon was a discovery engine that recommended personalized web and mobile content via its own browser, apps and plugins for leading browsers. Per its name, users of the service were able to “stumble” upon new websites and later videos based on their interests, while also including a social component that allowed them to vote on whether they liked the site they were taken to.

The company’s primary business model was to sell page views via the stumble feature. Along with recommending content based on user preferences, it would also show websites that had paid for placement as a stumble, a model that worked well for a significant number of years.

StumbleUpon changed hands a number of times during its history, first acquired by eBay Inc. for $75 million in 2007 and later spun off as a standalone company again in 2009. The company raised $17 million in a round supported by Accel Partners, August Capital, DAG Ventures, First Round Capital and Sherpalo Ventures in March 2011, funding that was used to add new features in sandals Ethnic sandals Greek Swarovski sandals sandals Handmade Leather Bohemian "Ophelia" crystals Bohemian sandals bohochic sandals tvHRqUwx.

Ultimately, like the social bookmark service Delicious that shut down in 2017, StumbleUpon’s appeal declined as the internet moved toward closed content silos, specifically social networking platforms such as Facebook Inc., video sites such as YouTube and services such as Twitter Inc.

In the closure announcement on Medium, StumbleUpon co-founder Garrett Camp said all accounts will be transitioned over to Mix.com, a service that “combines social and semantic personalization into one streamlined experience.” StumbleUpon users will be able to import their existing favorites, interests and tags  into Mix.com to create “Mix Collections that are easily shared with friends.”

The news comes on the same day Vevo, a nine-year-old music industry owned site powered by YouTube, also announced that it would be would be closing down its apps and standalone site to focus on distributing content on YouTube exclusively.

Something like StumbleUpon, Vevo came up against a content silo in the form of YouTube that is not only the largest video site by market share but is also an internet top 10 site within its own right. For good or bad, competing with dominant platforms like that is becoming nigh on impossible.

Image: StumbleUpon

 


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