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Mixx vs Propeller: One’s Going Up, the Other, well

Recent changes at both Propeller and Mixx have pushed the inevitable forward.  Mixx, the brainchild of Chris McGill, has been poised for success for about a year now.  Propeller, the once-proud Netscape, was doomed the moment that AOL stepped into the picture. If recent trends

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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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The Godfather and Social Media

In many ways, the top level websites of social media can be compared to the fictional world of The Godfather.  Sounds weird?  Hear me out. The Godfather showed us a world of beauty and corruption.  Alliances were made and broken.  Those who were good to

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12 Signs that You May Be a Social Media Addict

There are many social media addicts in this world.  You see it every day on Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon.  Even Propeller, Mixx, and Newsvine have their share.  What you may or may not know is whether or not you are one of them. It’s often tough

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Propeller. Fail.

The reviews are starting to roll in.  There are only two possible conclusions so far: either the community will need some time to get used to the new changes over at Propeller, or the changes were a bad move.  The initial feelings of the community

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Revolt? Day 2, Another Fail Dominates Front Page

One of the first front page stories that stayed at the top of the Propeller “Most Popular Stories” was titled, “Propeller.com new layout Sucks!!!“.  If you click on the link to it, you get this: This article has been removed from our system for violating

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Impeachment Coverage – Who got it fastest?

When the news wires started buzzing, burning, and smoking about Dennis Kucinich introducing 35 letters of impeachment against President George W. Bush, we started watching the three top social media sites to see who would get the news the quickest to their front page. As

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Social Media Outcry Brings Competition to the Table

The negative comments to this post are already coming.  I can feel it.  Why?  Because I am about to be completely ambiguous and talk theoretically, even though I have knowledge that the things I’m about to discuss are facts. Ever since Digg, Slashdot, and the other early