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  • Digg on web 2.0!
    Nick amigo, mike giannamore, kimberlyshreeve
  • Site overview
    • Website for social news
    • Digging or Burying- liking or disliking the news article
    • November 2004 by Kevin Rose, OwinByrine, Ron Gorodetzky, Jay Adelson
    • Google AdSense was added in 2005
    • Made Diggs popular!
    • Updated the site to Web 2.0
    • Monthly U.S. unique visits = 7.2 million!
    • Quantcast- June 11, 2011
  • Demographics
  • benefits
    • Help other people decide what they might find interesting
    • Easier why to access social news
    • Lets people feel important by letting them decide to digg or bury the social news article
  • Features- promote your content
    • Embedding a digg article into your personal, blog, website, etc.
    • User Benefit- The diggs transfer from your blog or website to Digg
    • User benefit- Promotes your blog or website by using the embedding
  • Feature- better Performing ads
    • User Benefits-There are no banners ads- cleaner & faster running webpage
    • User benefits-They created digg ads to give the user a better experience
  • Feature- we’re hiring
    • Job Page- fields include software engineer, assistant administrator, database administrator account executive
    • The jobs are in San Francisco and New York
    • Employee Perks-
    • 22 days paid time off
    • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Coverage
    • 41K
    • Dog Friendly Office
    • Lunch and Dinner provided
    • Gym membership
  • Application Supports
    Four Best Applications!
    • Digg Top – Adobe AIR
    • Digg Oracle- Browser
    • Digg This! – Firefox browser button
    • Diggwatcher – Browser
    Adds On
  • Using Diggs
    • Promote a blog by anyone
    • To find social news story that are buried in regular newspapers
    • Promoting a personal news articles
    • Random information!
    • Login to dig or bury an article- So create an account!
  • 11 Tips to increasing your digg experience
    • Tamar Weinberg wrote an article on how to make your Digg experience better! Now she is a top user of Diggs after applying this changes!
    Tip 1- Create an Avator- Distinguishes you
    Tip 2- Don’t submit a blog entry if it is just a shortened recap of a bigger story. (You can get banned!)
    Tip 3- Make Friends and Network- Social network!
    Tip 4- Use a good title and description- Articles so people actually read it all!
    Tip 5-Comment… but also Digg the story.
  • 11 Tips Continued!
    Tip 6- Don’t Spam Keywords
    Tip 7-Don’t utilize gaming systems
    Tip 8- English speaking site
    Tip 9-Learn if your stories are buried
    Tip 10-Subscribe to Digg’s RSS Feed
    Tip 11-Show some activity- increasing your chances of being noticed
  • Creating Account
    Free to join
    Click Join Digg!
    Enter email address, username, and password
    Click Continue
    Type in letters/numbers shown
    5. Click create an account