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The death of Digg is not exaggerated

TechRadar UK: "Since Digg came out with their much vaunted version 4 at the end of August, the social media blogs have documented in detail the trail of disaster which will surely become a case study in how to screw up a social site in business courses across the land. Most recently, statistics have begun to emerge about the drop off in traffic at Digg.

There have been anecdotal stories of Digg's importance to publishers also being diminished, so I thought I'd share our experience on TechRadar.

There was a time when getting a Digg front page would actually crash our servers with the sheer weight of traffic; we had to re-engineer certain parts of the site to cope. That's most certainly no longer the case."

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Digg unveils a news bot for Slack, coming soon to other messaging platforms

News aggregator Digg may no longer be the internet force it once was, but it still offers an interesting and engaging selection of curated news articles and videos across a number of categories, from science and technology to viral Internet memes. Now, the company will bring those articles to its users in messaging and communications applications, beginning with Slack, instead of requiring people to visit Digg’s homepage directly.

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Stringerbell2956d ago

Digg, havent been on that site for years. Didnt really like the community to be honest. On a good day they were a poor mans reddit.

micx2956d ago

Digg's still alive? I thought it was done for, Reddit completely took over.

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Maximum PC | 5 Best Google Reader Alternatives

Maximum PC: Google Reader was a real game changer when it first launched back in 2005. Although it arrived later than many of its rivals, it quickly proved itself to be the RSS feed reader of choice for many. Available on a wide variety of devices, from PCs, smartphones and even game consoles, the highly configurable Google Reader was the RSS service to use for all the latest news and information.

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Digg building Google Reader replacement

Techradar-In the wake of Google's announcement that it will close the doors to its Reader this July (RIP) there was a hole just waiting to be filled. And who's stepping up to the plate? Digg, apparently.

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