Tag: social news

Digg is Yahoo Buzz in Disguise: Size Is the New Gatekeeper

TechConsumer has had its fair share of Digg coverage lately. But for those of us who remember what Digg was back in the glory days, we can’t help but draw attention to its flaws in the here and now. First, we had our April 1st interview with Digg’s founders discussing priorities and progress and how

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Tag: social news

The Economist on Digg & “Social News”

The Economist (subscription required) had some choice words in describing Digg and “social news.” After your typical one paragraph introduction to the concept, we get the following: “Digg has become an internet phenomenon. It has over half a million registered users and has been valued at over $200m despite having just $3m in revenues and

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