Product Update: Find the Reading Level of Any Webpage

Based on feedback from the Stackup community, we recently launched a new feature that measures the reading level of any webpage on the web. Using the Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level readability test, Stackup can now instantly identify the grade level of the text on a webpage with a single click of the “Measure reading level” button in the extension. This feature will be helpful for students who want to ensure that they are reading appropriately leveled texts. For teachers, knowing the grade level of texts will help them to quickly differentiate assigned readings based on their students’ varied levels of readiness. We [...]

November 16th, 2016|CEO Notes, Product Updates|

Hitting 100,000 Hours

We are happy to announce that StackUp's users have now scored 100,000 hours of time. If you were our only user, this would be like you started reading today and didn't stop until 2026. Our users are becoming aerospace experts, business professionals, and even zoology gurus while using Stackup to capture it all. The internet is overflowing with knowledge and our users are soaking it all up. For those of you that are new to StackUp - The StackUp Tool securely tracks your time reading at any website and then automatically scores and categorizes that time into 60 subject areas. [...]

May 10th, 2015|CEO Notes|

Expanding Your Social Influence

When we first began studying that habits of time spent online, most people felt that people 15-30 are just on Facebook and that they are not intellectually curious enough to utilize the breadth of the web. That even though these teenagers and young adults gaze for hours on end at the biggest library in existence, that most of the engagement and absorption was coming from news feeds and likes. I am happy to officially call this myth busted. At StackUp, a user can turn a Stacker or toggle switch on/off when ever they want to capture their time reading about ANYTHING online. [...]

February 25th, 2015|CEO Notes|