Digg can be used effectively as a tool for learning and awareness. It often finds breaking news stories just as the media picks them up if not sooner. This contributes to awareness of serious issues in today’s web savvy generation.
Digg is a form of communication through the sharing of relevant content that is generally pleasing or popular and spread by the users. It is also easily viewable and accessible to non registered viewers, making it a whole new medium to get news and articles. It is a way of sharing information by popular vote.