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Large Instagram Issue for Tiiny App - Posted October 6, 2014
A new application from Digg founder ... [AllFacebook]

3 Social Media Insights Every Publisher Needs To Know - Posted April 2, 2014
How effective are certain channels are when it comes to ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Signs Letter Seeking More Transparency From Federal Government On National Security Data Requests - Posted July 19, 2013
Facebook was among the more than 60 companies, investors, civil-liberties groups, and trade groups to sign a letter to top federal gover... [AllFacebook]

Instapaper, Digg, and the Social Reading Revolution - Posted April 26, 2013
In the ensuing months after Google made the decision to unceremoniously discontinue Google Reader (which is, in this journalist's opinion, one of the best news-gathering methods around), panicked users have made the mad scramble to ... [10,000 Words]

Digg Founder Kevin Rose Gives @Milk Handle to Small Creamery - Posted March 25, 2013
Kevin Rose, the serial entrepreneur known for founding Digg, has given away his very valuable "@milk" Twitter handle to the small Straus Family Creamery based in Marshall, California per a Tweet moments ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook, IPO Among Bing's Most-Searched Terms Of 2012 - Posted November 27, 2012
Though Mark Zuckerberg doesn't have the tabloid-turning power of Kim Kardashian or Justin Bieber, Facebook was among Bing's most-searched terms of the year. The year isn't over yet, but that didn't stop Bing (which has been a solid partner with Faceb... [AllFacebook]

6 Lessons E-Commerce Businesses Can Learn From The Demise Of Digg [Infographic] - Posted July 31, 2012
When Digg sold earlier this month for a fraction of the valuation it once held, the jaws of social mediaphiles dropped. How could a company that was once valued at upwards of $60 million sel... [AllFacebook]

Social Sharing Buttons: Too Much Or Not Enough? - Posted May 26, 2011
News can break at a moment's notice, and whether you have the exclusive scoop or not, chances are that readers coming to your website to read the story will want to share it with their friends and family. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and other social networking services can help give your story... [10,000 Words]

Digg CEO Matt Williams: Kevin Rose's Role Not Changing - Posted March 21, 2011
Digg finally officially addressed the rumors and speculation about the departure of founder and Diggnation host Kevin Rose... [PRNewser]

Digg CEO Matt Williams: Kevin Rose's Role Not Changing - Posted March 21, 2011
Digg finally officially addressed the rumors and speculation about the departure of founder and Diggnation host Kevin Rose... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Digg CEO Matt Williams: Kevin Rose's Role Not Changing - Posted March 21, 2011
Digg finally officially addressed the rumors and speculation about the departure of founder and Diggnation host Kevin Rose... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Ben Folk-Williams Joins Digg as VP, Engineering - Posted March 14, 2011
Digg announced that it filled its vacant vice president of engineering post with Ben Folk-Williams... [PRNewser]

Ben Folk-Williams Joins Digg as VP, Engineering - Posted March 14, 2011
Digg announced that it filled its vacant vice president of engineering post with Ben Folk-Williams... [Inside Mobile Apps]

More Updates, You Digg? - Posted March 1, 2011
Digg refuses to stand pat, announcing another wave of updates in a post by software engineer Will Larson on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg Continues to Reinvent Itself - Posted February 15, 2011
Digg continues to reinvent itself... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg Begins Rolling Out Three New Features - Posted January 31, 2011
Digg announced the rollout of three new features: a new design; displaying users' historical number of and percentage of stories promoted to Top News; and optional on-site and email notification when stories are promoted. The changes will be rolled out to about 15 percent of logged-in users Monday, software developer Will Larson... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg CEO Matt Williams to Sit in Digg Dialogg Hot Seat - Posted January 24, 2011
The latest installment of Digg Dialogg will feature someone quite familiar around Digg headquarters: CEO Matt Williams. Questions can be submitted to Williams as com... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg Debuts Editor-Curated Breaking News Module - Posted November 11, 2010
Breaking news from Digg: Digg now has a Breaking News module, curated by its... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Unburied: Digg Reinstates Bury Button - Posted November 3, 2010
The bury button has returned to Digg, giving users of the content-sharing site the ability to hide stories that they feel are inappropriate. User-interface developer ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg: Internal Accounts Were for Testing; New Features on the Way - Posted October 27, 2010
Digg responded to allegations that it created fake accounts... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Former Digg CEO Jay Adelson says Digg's Recent Round of Layoffs 'Doesn't Make Me Look Back and Regret Not Selling the Company Sooner.' - Posted October 26, 2010
Yesterday Revision3 co-founder ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg Lays Off 25, Accused of Creating Fake Accounts to Game Its Own System - Posted October 26, 2010
This has not been a good week for Digg, and it's only Tuesday. First, the content-sharing site announced Monday that it would slash its staff from 67 to 42. The... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg Lays Off Over a 3rd of Staff - Posted October 26, 2010
The CEO of San Francisco-based Digg, Inc. announced yesterday that it will lay off 25 employees, 37% of the site's total staff. This followed chief revenue officer Chas Edward's announcement that he was quitting to take a job at another company. Things have been loo... [FishbowlLA]

Google's Marissa Mayer to Sit Down for Digg Dialogg - Posted October 21, 2010
Google vice president, location and local services Marissa Mayer will take part in the next Digg Dialogg, Digg community manager ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg CEO Matt Williams: We'll Unbury the Bury Button - Posted October 12, 2010
Matt Williams, who left Amazon.com to claim the CEO chair at ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg the Newly Redesigned Buttons - Posted October 11, 2010
Digg rolled out the new design for its buttons, adding that the change from its previous version should occur automatically on Web sites. Product manager ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Digg Digs Into Recent Issues - Posted October 1, 2010
At least the folks at Digg are retaining their senses of humor amid difficult times: Community manager Jen Burton addressed some of the issues the site has been experiencing since its recent relaunch in ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Conde Nast Experiments With Reddit - Posted March 30, 2009
There's something new going on at Reddit reports MediaMemo. The Digg... [MediaJobsDaily]

Can You Digg it on Mobile? Yes You Can. - Posted August 1, 2008
Digg fans who want to tell everyone what news they should be reading can now do so on their iPhone, BlackBerry or other smartphone that delivers a full Web browsing experience, ... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

User-Generated Content: How Much Does it Cost If It's Free? - Posted May 30, 2007
User-created content is all the rage! Heinz, as in ketchup and Mrs. Kerry, is looking for amateur ad types, but it's expensive to wade through crap. And they should know. ABC offers I-Caught, a magazine show using video ... [FishbowlLA]

Business Week Takes Up Our Position. But Much More Eloquently - Posted May 3, 2007
We said yesterday that the Digg imbroglio is an ugly example of how mob mentality could undermine the Web. Business Week ... [FishbowlLA]

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