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Upset About Google Reader Dying? Digg Is Making A Replacement

Social news sharing website Digg just announced its plans to build an RSS reader platform.  “Like many of you, we were dismayed to learn that Google will be shutting down its much-loved, if under-appreciated, Google Reader on July 1st,” Digg’s Andrew McLaughlin writes on the company blog. “Through its many […]
Upset About Google Reader Dying? Digg Is Making A Replacement
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Why Did Reddit Succeed Where Digg Failed?

In August 2006, less than two years after its launch, the social content aggregation site Digg was an Internet darling. That month, founder Kevin Rose grinned from the cover ofBusinessWeek, sporting a backwards baseball cap and headphones and giving two thumbs up with the headline, “How This Kid Made $60 […]
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The Inside Story On Why Kevin Rose Never Had A Big Hit

[credit provider=”Flickr / Joi” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/3471543187/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Last week, Betaworks, a small, privately held company in New York bought a website called Digg for $500,000.This was shocking news to the Internet industry.
The Inside Story On Why Kevin Rose Never Had A Big Hit