Archive for the ‘Web News’ Category

31% of Digg Homepage submitted by 10 Users

31% of Digg Homepage submitted by 10 Users

popfail.com wrote an interesting article this month revealing that 31% of the news made popular on the digg.com homepage was submitted by only 10 users. 10 users out of around 21 million or more is a very small number to...

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Author: on July 25th, 2008

Category: Web News

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Digg Has At Least One Thing In Common With Pligg it Got Spammed Too

Digg Has At Least One Thing In Common With Pligg it Got Spammed Too

Digg Social News website and it's open source clone Pligg usually have very little in common bar the voting concept, Digg has had investment of around $11.3 Million whilst pligg has near to no investment. One thing they do have...

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Author: on July 19th, 2008

Category: Web News

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Delver The Social Graph Search Engine Launches Alpha

Delver The Social Graph Search Engine Launches Alpha

Earlier this week we reported on Scour a new search engine with some exciting social based features, hot on the heels of the Scour launch comes another new social based search service titled Delver. One of the main features of...

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Author: on July 19th, 2008

Category: Social Networking

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Scour: The Social Search Engine Launches

Scour: The Social Search Engine Launches

A new search engine service with a twist titled Scour has just launched into public beta, formerly known as aftervote scour aims to change web searches to a social affair. Scour is a search engine for the web2.0 generation gathering...

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Author: on July 13th, 2008

Category: Social Networking

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EIOBA: Social Article Submissions Built Using Prado PHP Framework

EIOBA: Social Article Submissions Built Using Prado PHP Framework

EIOBA is an article publishing site with a very similar layout and features to that of a social voting website like digg.com, the main difference is that EIOBA deals with exclusively written articles rather than allowing users to submit links...

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Author: on July 10th, 2008

Category: Web News

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Digg Launches It’s New Recommendation Engine

Digg Launches It’s New Recommendation Engine

Digg has rolled out it's new feature Recommendation Engine in BETA stage to some members of it's userbase, Recommendation Engine is located in the Upcoming Section and selects stories that users with a similar taste to you have dugg. If...

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Author: on July 2nd, 2008

Category: Web News

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Digg Updates It’s “Digg The Candidates” Political Elections Page

Digg Updates It’s “Digg The Candidates” Political Elections Page

Back in late November 2007 both Digg The Candidates and Yahoo Pulse launched in the midst of the growing presidential election fever sweeping the US. Digg's political section has done very well since it's launch and received a new design...

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Author: on June 29th, 2008

Category: Web News

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The Future of Digg Interview: Acquisition rumors, Microsoft, and more

The Future of Digg Interview: Acquisition rumors, Microsoft, and more

If your interested in Social News based web site’s then this video is most probably something your would want to watch, Digg Founder Kevin Rose and CEO Jay Adelson discuss Digg’s ad partnership with Microsoft, acquisition rumors, the power of...

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Author: on June 12th, 2008

Category: Interviews

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