Is Digg dead?
Wednesday, 16 May 2007 — by Wayne Smallman
After all, their purpose is to mimic our own, is it not?
And, given that people (notably, some search engine marketeers) are essentially gaming Digg   might we not see a time when just getting traffic from Digg is enough for the likes of Google to penalize someone, if search engines are able to establish a link (sort of web-based six 6 degrees of separation) between the submitter of the story on Digg and the recipient website or ‘blog.
Establish a link? But how?
Or what if Google enter into social rating of web pages? They’ve certainly got the means to do this…
- Top Ten Reasons Bloggers Should Avoid Social Bookmarking
- The Digg Effect
- The digg effect – a visual analysis
- Social web: Google Notebook, Clipmarks
- Vote for Google!
- Can you Digg it? Apparently, some can’t!