February 19, 2015 13:05 ET

Imgur Launches Topics, an Easy Way to Explore the Stories You Love Most

New Feature Lets Imgurians Browse Content Related to Particular Interests and Discover New Facets of the Imgur Community

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 19, 2015) - Imgur, the Internet's visual storytelling community, today introduced Topics, a new feature that allows Imgurians to discover content related to particular interests and subjects. Topics makes it easier than ever for Imgurians to explore, share and discuss the best visual stories the Internet has to offer.

Topics will appear as new selections on the main navigation pane of Imgur, making it easy for Imgurians to browse the stories that are most interesting to them. At launch Topics will include entertaining categories like Funny and Awesome, to useful categories like Reaction and The More You Know, to more interest-based categories like Current Events and Design & Art. Of the moment Topics will also appear periodically to give Imgurians a way to explore and discuss stories around special events, for example, the Academy Awards.

"Imgur has always listened to its community, and the introduction of Topics is no exception," said Sam Gerstenzang, Director of Product at Imgur. "Our launch of tagging this past summer demonstrated the power of the community to organize images around topics that Imgurians care about. With Topics, we're making it even easier to explore that content in depth, while refining tagging to allow our community to shine."

tl;dr: Imgur introduces Topics to make it easier than ever to explore the stories you love most. Topics allows Imgurians to browse content related to particular interests and subjects, and makes it easy for creators to categorize their own posts to make sure they're seen by more Imgurians.

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