Imgur: Stolen Content and Social Media’s Double Standard

For those of you living under a rock, Imgur is a site that allows users to upload and share images very quickly and easily. It’s grown massively in popularity over the last 6 months and has left similar services in the dust. It was created by Reddit user, MrGrim (Alan...

Digg Hacked or Clever Advertisement?

It appeared today as if Digg had been hacked. If you visit Digg.com and view the page source, you will see the following in the code. However, if you notice the url near the bottom, http://hellisnigh.com points to a page which is advertising Dante’s Inferno, an...

Digg.com to Undergo ‘Drastic Changes’

Kevin Rose recently spoke in a surprisingly open manner regarding the site’s upcoming changes, and admitting Digg is in major need of an overhaul. “We’re making some drastic changes, but they’re much-needed drastic changes,” he admits, going on to warn...

Digg Trending: Does This Belong on the Homepage?

On October 28th, TechCrunch released a screenshot of the new Digg Trend feature they had acquired. Digg Trending ‘identifies and highlights upcoming stories that have a high volume of activity (think Diggs, comments, favorites, shares, etc.). When we detect a...

Digg to Diggers: You’re a Cowboy No More!

Digg used to be wild and a place of rough and tough diggers, ready to digg all night and day at the expense of the poor local folk. All that changed when they brought in ol’ Wyatt the Digg Watcher, who would quickly warn you if you were trying to digg too many...