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How does Stack Overflow, Meta Stack Overflow, etc. make money? [duplicate]

How do Stack Overflow and the rest of Stack Exchange sites stay up? Someone has got to pay for the infrastructure and people's wages. So how do these sites make money? Is it purely through ...
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Why was Stack Overflow named Stack Overflow? Where does its money come from? [duplicate]

Why was Stack Overflow named Stack Overflow? Of course the stack overflow is a concept in programming, but I think there's more to it than that. What are the other reasons that this particular name ...
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Does SO, SF, MSO, and SU make enough support $$$ from ads? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Stack Overflow's business model? I was curious if the ad support has continued to bring in enough $$$ to support the SO,SF, MSO, and SU websites? This is a user ...
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How does Stack Overflow generate revenue? [duplicate]

Stack Overflow generates revenue, how?
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Is Stack Exchange a for-profit company? If so, how? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Stack Overflow's business model? I've never really been sure if Stack Exchange is a for-profit company, after all, there's no product or service that I've noticed ...
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Why is the Stack Exchange network free? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Stack Overflow’s business model? There is no doubt that the Stack Exchange network is vastly recognized through many various communities as the leading source of Q&...
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What's in it for SE to launch new sites? [duplicate]

I remember hearing (can't find a link right now) that advertisements aren't shown on most sites - in fact, in my simple study, they were only shown on the Trilogy. What is the motivation to launch ...
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How this big non-profit community (Stack Overflow) is maintained without any significant donors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Stack Overflow’s business model? I am wondering without significant donors and no advertisement policy on any of the Stack Overflow or it's siblings how this big ...
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Stack Exchange is free to use , so how does it earn money? [duplicate]

I don't paid for using Stack Exchange communities, so how they make money to support it all?
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How does Stack Exchange finance all of these sites? [duplicate]

I did not see any advertisements (at least my Adblock counter didn't go up :P) and there also is nothing you can buy, so how does Stack Exchange finance all of these sites?
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Who funds the site Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I found the Stack Exchange and recently. I'm trying to understand its operation and structure. Who funds the site Stack Overflow?
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Why are the ads shown on StackExchange of StackExchange websites and apps only? [duplicate]

Why are the ads shown on SE about SE websites and its android app only? I don't think that'll earn SE something. I'd says that almost every time, the ad is about SE network website and only a few ...
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What Experts-Exchange thinks of Stack Overflow [closed]

After noticing a $10 Experts-Exchange (EE) fee on my credit card, I realized I've had an idle EE account for quite a few years. I sent them an email asking for instructions on how to close it, and ...
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Affiliate Ads Are Coming To The Network

Some time ago, we announced that certain SE sites will have advertising enabled. This has gone well and we're extremely thankful to everyone for their support and feedback. Because it has been ...
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1answer
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What happened with the Stack Overflow layoffs (11/2017)?

I'm curious as to why Stack Exchange laid off 20% of its staff, and crucially why is there a discrepancy between the PR statement "we cut sales and marketing" and the apparently reality of lots of ...

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