Digg, Ya Hear?

Alright, continuing my attempts to learn more about the top Internet technologies and how they work, not just as a visitor but as an active user, I've decided to follow-up my “add a page to Wikipedia” experiment by submitting a post I did on “Five Things Google Could Learn From Wikipedia (and Five Things Wikipedia Could Learn From Google) to Digg. 

If you're not familiar with Digg, it's a site that's gotten hugely popular in the last year or so.  How it works is: anyone can submit a story (mostly technology stories but there are other stories as well including the best YouTube videos, political news and so on) and then all the other users can choose to “Digg” or “Bury” the story. 

The most popular stories rise to the top and are easily viewed by anyone who wants to see them (I think I mentioned in an earlier post that I have my Netvibes page set to display the feed of Digg stories that have been “dugg” at least 300 times.) 

The other success of the site is attracting a very desirable demographic – young males between 20-30 who are making $75 000+ per year (which pretty much describes me, don't you think?) 

Anyhow, if you're already a member, why not give my story a Digg?  And if you're not, why not sign up and try it out (even if you're not in their target demographic!).  Warning: it gets very addictive!

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