This won’t be a popular article. It can’t be Dugg because it mentions Mixx and it can’t be Mixxed because it seems to lean towards being critical. In hopes of my true feelings being expressed and understood, let me say that I love Digg and I love Mixx. Both are the best at what they do.
What do they do? Digg serves up the ultimate in news niblets for us to ingest at our leisure. It grants incredible exposure to quality content and helps blogs, large and small, to pop up on someone’s screen who never would have visited otherwise. This doesn’t even touch on the other recipients such as YouTube, Flickr, and traditional news sources online.
Mixx does the same thing, right? Well, sort of. Mixx does offer the same type of quality content. It does grant exposure, but not on the same scale (or in the same ballpark) as Digg. Still, its strength lies in the people and their attitudes. For the most part, Mixx is a much more social and sociable platform that Digg or any of its clones. (more…)