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|Type of business||Private|
Type of site
|Headquarters||Colchester, United Kingdom|
|Key people||Dr. Jackson Chung|
|Alexa rank||768(December 2016[update])|
MakeUseOf is a technology and internet apps blog founded by Aibek Esengulov and Kaly Mochoev. The website's primary focus is software, web applications, and technology, but they have also recently started covering news, opinion, and gadgets as well. MakeUseOf was launched in 2007. They have been noted for being a high supporter of Net Neutrality.
Aibek Esengulov stated that the idea for MakeUseOf came about because "the biggest problem with the web was the lack of sources where users, like myself, could learn about other useful websites".
Awards and media recommendations
PC Magazine named MakeUseOf one of the "Top 100 Undiscovered Websites" in 2007. MakeUseOf has also been named one of the "Top 100 Classic Websites" by PC Magazine on two separate years (2008 and 2010).
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