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For Digg, Helping Big Sites Was “Just Business”

If you’re a publisher who doesn’t hate the New Digg, chances are you’re already getting enough traffic to where a Digg front page is barely a blip on your radar. You’re being rewarded for being huge. Digg needs you more than you need Digg. Sadly,

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The Digg Debacle in One Graph

6 publishers and 1 “celebrity” have controlled the Digg Top News section for the past 3 days. This story over at Media Caffeine called Digg: The Broken Covenant (aka Selling Out to “The Man”) gives a clear indication that the shortcomings of Digg v4 go

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Digg is Down

*** UPDATE: Digg is back up, now *** After reports yesterday that Digg has ceased taking new registrants and speculation that Digg v4 was on its way, the site went down today with an error. In past instances of planned an even unplanned outages, Digg

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The New Digg: A Shift in the Balance of Power

In lieu of getting into a debate about political analogies, I will make one clear statement: Digg has never been a true democracy and the new Digg does not change this. What “The New Digg” does do is redistribute the power that is currently in