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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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Pwned: The StumbleUpon Digg Experiment Initial Results

First, a disclaimer about this experiment and the analysis. In retrospect, this experiment was flawed.  The subject matter and style of delivery was very clearly geared in favor of one of the combatants.  When it was initially conceived, it was decided that the experiment would

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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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The StumbleUpon Digg Experiment

(The results are in.  Read them at StumbleUpon vs Digg). Bloggers and webmasters out there who watch their traffic as closely as we do have been amazed by the “Stumble Effect”.  Many know about the sudden burst of traffic that comes from the “Digg Effect” when a

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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