All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Digg’

Digg Elaborates on New Search

Update: Digg shared some more details about how its search feature (relaunched earlier this year) works. Sammy on the company blog says:

" We’re using Apache SOLR/Lucene which helped us scale horizontally and solved many of our relevancy issues as well as enabling discovery of new content through facets.  Beyond site search, the rich set of features has allowed us build a platform that enables other features such as Related By Source and Related By Keywords."

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When Irrelevant Ads Cost You Money

Digg is putting a new spin on targeted advertising. It is always the goal of advertisers to target their ads as well as they can, but when you advertise with Digg, it will cost you if they’re not relevant enough.

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Top 10 Most Dugg Stories on Digg

I’m sure you’ve heard of Digg before, right? For the few of you that may have been in the dark for, oh I don’t know, the last three plus years, let me explain the service.

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Digg Sets Record Straight on DiggBar URLs

There has been a lot of talk about the DiggBar and its handling of URLs this week, after the company implemented some changes in its service. To clear the air, Digg has addressed the situation.

Digg CEO Jay Adelson issued the following statement on Digg the Blog:

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TweetDeck for iPhone now Available for Download

UPDATE: Mashable has just confirmed that TweetDeck for the iPhone will be releasing tonight at 9PM Pacific Time. The app will be available for free at the Apple App Store.

TweetDeck is probably the most famous Twitter desktop app, so it really comes as no surprise that they’re now making the jump to the iPhone.

That’s right… TweetDeck for the iPhone.

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Digg Wants You To Create More Useful Apps

Digg has introduced some new additions to the Digg API today. The company says with these, developers can create increasingly useful and interesting applications using Digg Data.

One of these new additions is a search endpoint, which utilizes the same search functionality that Digg introduced a couple months ago on its site. Users will be able to use advanced shortcuts, common search tricks, and search by source (domain).

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StumbleUpon Jumps on the URL-Shortener Bandwagon

StumleUpon announced today that it has launched a new URL-shortening service called Su.pr. The twist, however, is that this one is designed to help content creators actually increase their traffic with it. According to StumbleUpon, this is the first such service that does this.

 

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Do You Dig the Idea of Ads on Digg?

Digg has announced plans to roll out a new advertising platform called Digg Ads. This platform will give users more control over which ads are displayed on the popular site. It’s not ready to go just yet. The pilot will be launching in several months, but it will be "an ongoing work in progress."

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Digg: No Shouting!

Usually sites these days are frequently adding new sharing features. Popular social site Digg is actually eliminating some.

Most notably, Digg has decided to remove its "shouts" feature, which allows you users to send "shouts" to their friends when they want them to Digg something. Digg’s Jen Burton explains:

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Google Has Digg on the Brain

Google has released a gadget called What’s Popular for iGoogle. You may draw some connections between it and a certain site called Digg, and some are speculating that it is even an indication of a broader plan from Google to creep into Digg territory.

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Connecting Digg with Facebook

Back when Facebook Connect launched, Digg was among the names mentioned that would be utilizing the feature. Nothing has happened with that (at least publicly) until now. Digg has now gotten connected with Facebook Connect.

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StumbleUpon Enhances Web Stumbling

A while back, StumbleUpon released web stumbling, which is the ability to use the service without having to download the toolbar that has accompanied it for years. The company has now announced some features that expand upon this. The StumbleUpon Team shares them with WebProNews:

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