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Subreddit r/funny Breaks 3 Million Subscribers

If there’s one thing you can say about the Reddit community, it’s that they have a sharp sense of humor. The king of social news sites hit another milestone this week when the biggest subreddit, r/funny, surpassed the 3 million subscriber mark. The second biggest

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The Key to Reddit’s Success: Effort

For the last several days, I’ve been studying Reddit. I’ve been visiting the site daily for two years now but it was only recently that I actually started studying the site. What makes it tick? Why is it so successful in an arena that has

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Digg, Give Script Users a Second Chance

After the first round of bannings, I made a bet with MikeonTV.  He said that, despite Digg saying that the bans were permanent, that they would get it all straightened out and give them a second chance if they sent an email saying they wouldn’t

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A Newcomer’s Take on Digg

This is an EXCELLENT Guest Post by Kathryn Smith, proudly posted to Soshable Yes, that’s right—I’m admitting up front that I’m a dreaded “noob”. I have neither a blog nor a website, and I’ll freely confess to being pretty much in the dark about most

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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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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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Digg is no longer a Social “News” Site

As much as I have enjoyed Digg over the years, it is officially no longer relevant as a social news site.  The concept that social “media” can be pictures, videos, podcasts, or articles is great, but what I witnessed tonight was both enjoyable and sad.

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Hybrids: The Potential Web 3.0

What is Web 3.0? What would you like it to be? Please express your opinions in the comments below. Over the past several weeks, I have been privy to many projects in different stages of development. One thing that seems to hold true for many