Digg: What Went Wrong? (via nocachyblog)

This is an interesting post on some of the reasons digg may have gone downhill. For those of you which participate in the vast web of social media/news aggregation sites, you will understand the problems which cropped up when digg went to v4 and when facebook and twitter began to implement extra sharing or digg-esque changes.

You may have heard recently that news sharing/ranking website Digg had to lay off a third of its staff after a relaunch of its site flopped. Two years ago when I visited Digg on TechTrek, Digg was a darling of the Web 2.0 generation of startups. It had a charismatic founder in Kevin Rose, a veteran of the first dot-com bubble in CEO Jay Adelson, and an innovative idea that was poised to change how we consume news. Those Digg icons were all over t … Read More

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