FIT 1012 - Digg Presentation

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FIT 1012 - Digg Presentation

  1. 1. WHAT THE INTERNET IS TALKING ABOUT RIGHT NOW… BY CRAIG NELSON CraigNelson||FIT1012||Digg||09/16/13
  2. 2. DIGG OVERVIEW  Started as an ad-free experimental social news website in November 2004.  Now a news aggregator with an editorially driven front page with stories of science, politics, and viral internet issues.  Worldwide social news platform.
  3. 3. WHAT IS DIGG?  Lets users discover, share, and recommend web content with the click of a button.  Vote content up or down.  Also known as “digging” or “burying”
  4. 4. MAJOR FEATURES & BENEFITS  Simple, user-friendly interface.  Digg Reader.  Mobile website.  iPhone & Android Apps.  Facebook & Twitter integration.
  5. 5. MOBILE SITE / IPHONE APP
  6. 6. DIGG READER  Lets you read articles you save for later.  Can be read without internet access.
  7. 7. DIGG TIMELINE Nov. 2004 – Experimental Digg release. July 2008 – Mobile site release. March 2010 – iPhone app release. August 2010 – Android app release. July 2012 – Re- designed Digg with facebook and Twitter integration. Click icon for full Digg history.
  8. 8. HOW DO I START DIGG’ING? Let’s go to the website and find out!
  9. 9. IPHONE APPLICATION VIDEO
  10. 10. ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES  Web  iOS  Android  Mobile
  11. 11. WHAT’S THE BEST PART ABOUT DIGG? IT’S FREE
  12. 12. WORKS CITED "Digg." - What the Internet Is Talking about Right Now. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2013. "Digg." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 09 Nov. 2013. Web. 16 Sept. 2013. "Inside Digg’s Race to Build the New Google Reader." Wired.com. Conde Nast Digital, 18 June 0013. Web. 16 Sept. 2013.

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