Monthly Archives: January 2008

Best Advice for Mixx: Stop Following Digg

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
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Facebook User-Data Gathering Goes Viral

When a company has news that they want buried, they issue their information on a Friday night and hope nobody in the media notices on Monday morning.  Marred in controversy over their Beacon advertising platform, Facebook hoped that their latest attempt to gather more user-data would go unnoticed. For the most part, it’s worked so far.
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Building a Better Reddit, One SubReddit at a Time

New Feature Offers First Major Improvement to Reddit (possibly ever) and Not a Lot of People Cared (yet) When Reddit posted information about new features on its blog, the buzz results were ho-hum.  The post itself was bland, starting off with the nonchalant statement, “We added a handful of new features last night.”  There was brief coverage at some quality
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