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News Niblets: Social Media’s Best and Worst Quality

Many people love appetizers.  They’re usually overpriced, under-portioned, and loaded with calories, but we love them anyway.  Why?  Because they’re quick, easy, and too the point. Social media websites like Digg, Reddit, and Propeller offer the same product in the form of headlines.  We get

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Propeller: Knock knock knockin’ on Reddit’s Door

Compete.com’s and Alexa.com’s numbers are far from gospel, but they do offer an excellent comparative indicator for traffic. Looking at the traffic estimates and trends for Reddit and Propeller, it’s very conceivable that Propeller will overtake Reddit for the #2/#3 (depending on whether you consider