Ximmy: A Digg Clone That Offers Users Money To Participate

ximmy1.jpgThere’s no shortage of Digg style social voting sites currently available, but to date the general move in user generated content sites towards compensating users for participation has not come to general users of social voting sites. Propeller (previously Netscape) offered money to top Digg users to participate on it site in July 2006. However, new service Ximmy aims to take compensation for participation to the general public.

Full Article: TechCrunch

What do you guys think of this site will it be a success and is it a good sustainable business model? feel free to comment.

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Author: on January 19th, 2008

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  1. David Mackey says:

    Been to Ximmy lately? Looks like they gave up on the social news clone and instead have moved to social search…Don’t think the name Ximmy will take off.

  2. Marco Rigby says:

    I just looked at your RSS feed and it gave me an error. Can you post your RSS feed url when you have a chance? I don’t check email very often.