This writer thinks it’s probably safe to assume that readers here at WebProNews have at least some interest in keeping up with current events. As such, most readers are probably familiar with Digg.com, an awesome news source for a variety of topics. According to the website’s “about” page, “Digg delivers the most interesting and talked about stories on the Internet right now. The Internet is full of great stories, and Digg helps you find, read, and share the very best ones. It’s simple and it’s everywhere: visit Digg on the web, find it on your iPhone, or get the best of Digg delivered to your inbox with The Daily Digg.” Stories are voted up with “diggs,” and the more “diggs” a story has, the higher its rating and visuals are.
Devoted users and the newly intrigued alike will be happy to hear about Digg.com’s newest innovation; an extension for Chrome! According to a blog post by Digg.com, Google Chrome browser now has an extension for the website, which allows “half the clicks, twice as browsery.”
The extension features such nifty tools as informing the user of how many unread items are available, if there are any, at all. It also allows the user to submit the website one is currently viewing to Digg.com with a simple click. The extension also allows users to open a new tab of Digg.com with a single click, making information and top stories just that fewer strokes of the keyboard closer.
This extension is a pretty awesome thing for Chrome-savvy folks who like to stay informed; Digg.com is community-driven and is devoted to keeping ads off of its website, leaving more room for news and important information without overwhelming readers with tons of pop-ups. This extension is a must-have for the combination Chrome-lover and news enthusiast.
[Image courtesy of Digg blog.]