Digg Front Page Hits Ludicrous Speed

Following last week’s secret alpha testing at Digg headquarters, today’s front page went crazy.

In the last 10.5 hours, there have been over 150 stories that hit the front page. To put that into perspective, there are normally between 80-120 stories that hit the front page in a full day.

Last week, several Digg users were invited for NDA-protected alpha testing of potential changes to Digg. Today’s acceleration may be connected. More likely, it’s a tweak to the algorithm that will be corrected soon (if it isn’t already).

Digg moves quickly, so if this continues for another day or two, we’re probably looking at a glimpse of the future.

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