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Category: Digg

Digg sold for $500,000

on July 13, 2012 | Digg | Comments (1)
Digg sold for $500,000

Social Bookmarking and news website, Digg has just sold for $500,000 USD plus equity to San Francisco company Betaworks. Digg was once a very popular social media website and had a massive US and international audience. Over the years the company received $45 million USD in venture capitalist funding. Apparently the site still gets over 16 million […]

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The Digg Effect – a Google Analytics Visual

on November 28, 2011 | Digg | Comments (4)
The Digg Effect - a Google Analytics Visual

In the world of blogging we are always looking to social media tools and websites to help drive traffic and engagement from users. One website that is often overlooked to achieve this is Digg.com. For some time I have been experimenting with a wide variety of content on Digg and trying to determine what would […]

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How to get Dugg on the front page of Digg

on June 21, 2011 | Digg | Comments (0)
How to get Dugg on the front page of Digg

In the world of social media marketing we are always looking for new ways to get eyesballs and traffic to our websites. Weather you are looking to sell a particular product, or just website advertising the more traffic, the more money you will make. Social Bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Delicious are all still […]

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Digg stops publishers posting content via RSS

on February 14, 2011 | Digg Reddit Stumbleupon | Comments (0)
Digg stops publishers posting content via RSS

Social Bookmarking service, Digg, has banned publishers and users from submitting their content via RSS. It is believe alot of spammers were using the RSS feature to post their content onto Digg, and in return was a drain on Digg’s resources to remove unsuitable/irrelevant content. Since Digg updated their site last year they have seen […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – January 2011

Social Media Statistics Australia - January 2011

With Australia day over lets look at the Social Media Statistics across Australia for January 2011 – which sites are most popular? what is the trend? and can we see any new trends/ players in the Australian market? I think the most important stat to note is the number of Unique Australian Visitors (UAVs) per […]

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How big sites overtake Digg and make it less useful

on September 8, 2010 | Digg Reddit Social Media | Comments (0)
How big sites overtake Digg and make it less useful

Digg recently relaunched its new version and became a RSS driven site from a fully interactive user controlled site. This new version of Digg got very negative response from its users and also it is no longer a site where users come to find new content on the web that is useful for them instead […]

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Ultimate Social Media Demographic Statistics

Ultimate Social Media Demographic Statistics

I have found some very interesting data showing the demographical statistics of several social media sites including: Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Digg,Reddit, LinkedIn, MySpace, and Ning. The below infograph shows demographic data across these sites measuring: user age, gender, income level, and education level. Each dot on the graph represents 1% One area i have noticed […]

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Digg version 4 coming soon

on May 29, 2010 | Digg | Comments (0)
Digg version 4 coming soon

In April 2009, Kevin Rose – Founder of Digg.com spoke of a major update of the site in an attempt to get more users/publishers back on the site sharing their viral content and news stories. The problem with Digg is that only the top 100 stories or so got font page exposure and high traffic. […]

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10% of Digg staff laid off

on May 7, 2010 | Digg | Comments (0)
10% of Digg staff laid off

According to Digg company reps, 10% of their staff have just be laid off. A month ago, Jay Adelson who was CEO of Digg was also let go and replaced by company founder Kevin Rose. Rose said to employees: “This is one of the hardest decisions we’ve had to make recently but we strongly believe […]

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