Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As Digg becomes more of a social network and less of a social news network (or a hybrid that incorporates both elements), it has a lot of obstacles it needs to face. My current Digg settings prohibit anyone from seeing my Digg shouts.

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Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yesterday, Brian Clark over at Copyblogger wrote that Digg is dead. You know, for awhile, I was giving Digg the benefit of the doubt. Of course, when it came to the bury brigade , Digg never acknowledged those emails, neither by stating that there was a bury brigade or not.

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A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And while you’ve all come to expect my rants about Digg , I simply cannot deliver that this time around. In fact, the new Digg pictures launch has been bunched up with other great features that I’m quite happy about. So, Digg, nice work this time.

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Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite by Tamar Weinberg on November 7, 2007 Share You know what I find funny?

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Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

An emergency Drill Down episode was held where numerous Digg users, including regular hosts Andy ( MrBabyman ), Reg ( zaibatsu ), and Muhammad ( msaleem ) spoke with other Digg users, including David Cohn ( DigiDave ), Karim ( supernova17 ), JD Rucker ( oboy ), and Jay Fowler ( SilentJay74 ).

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Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. Let me start off by saying that I am still a top Digg user (#42) even though I haven’t submitted in 3 months. I may even actually return to Digg to submit stories again.

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Digg vs. Reddit: Reddit's Staff is Better » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Opinion , Social Media > Where Digg Fails, Reddit Succeeds Where Digg Fails, Reddit Succeeds by Tamar Weinberg on September 25, 2007 Share A few weeks ago, the Bounty Fishing blog came out with an excellent and well-thought-out blog post about 27 Aquatic Lifeforms You Never Caught While Fishing. First of all, Digg is slow. I mean the digg comment system is broke.

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

As adoption skyrockets, marketers are striving to optimize their use of the world’s most popular microblogging platform. Digg this!

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The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s a screenshot of a story that became popular with a whopping 235 Diggs. It was taken the night of January 28, 2008 (approximately 11PM EST): While Digg typically allowed stories to hit the front page within 80-120 votes (the latter being more rare than normal), it’s now requiring almost double the number. This is a Digg submission from August 17th: The problem is quite evident that the most dedicated and seasoned users are feeling the brunt of the impact.

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Mixxing In, and Why Early Adoption is Important: A Review of the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Already, however, it’s gaining momentum among “Digg refugees&# and folks who don’t feel comfortable on other social networks. Tagged as: digg , mixx , social media , social news , web 2.0 { 16 trackbacks } share.websitemagazine.com November 28, 2007 at 9:42 am SEO 2.0 | 12 Reasons to Join Mixx and Abandon Digg November 29, 2007 at 4:00 am I Love Mixx, but I’m Still a Digger November 30, 2007 at 4:02 am I Started to Mixx it Up a Bit.

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Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Such was the case for this Digg story , which compared multiple web hosting companies and watched as these hosts handled the traffic spikes that resulted from the Digg effect. Digg is predominantly full of young male technology enthusiasts, whereas Netscape is more political in nature.

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

by Tamar Weinberg on February 22, 2008 Share This is a guest post from Pierre Far, who recently launched a very cool program called Social Alerter which notifies you as soon as your website has a solid chance of hitting the Digg or del.icio.us

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Social Media and the Contact Center for Dummies (Wiley)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing the flow of information about their brands, products, and services that occurs in social media channels, including microblogs (such as Twitter), social networking sites (such as Facebook), blogs, and online forums. Digg this!

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Microblogging sites (e.g. Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit, etc.). Digg this! Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

blogs, microblogging sites, social networks, etc.). Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites. Digg this! Until fairly recently, keeping track of your organization’s online presence was relatively easy. Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites.

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Social Media for the Boardroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

They identified around 60 Million conversations (per year) across blogs, microblogs such as Twitter, discussion forums and social networks like Facebook and other enabling technologies such as YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr relating to Energy. Digg this!

Journalist Social Media Usage Increases, Concerns About.

Adam Sherk

A similar difference exists for microblogging sites like Twitter. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

She provides an excellent taxonomy of the social media landscape, categorizing the different types of social media tools into: • Social News Sites (Digg, Reddit, Kirtsy, etc.). Digg this!

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Social Media Listening for B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing the flow of information about their brands, products, and services that occurs in social media channels, including microblogs (such as Twitter), social networking sites (such as Facebook), blogs, and online forums. Digg this!

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20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

blogs, microblogging sites, social bookmarking, images, video), and shows associated metrics like sentiment, top keywords, top users (who’s talking about this topic most actively) and sources. Digg this!

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Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

Digg this! Okay…I have to admit that I find these types of tweets mildly humorous: or It’s not that I find the pain of employees funny, but the shortsightedness of companies in their efforts to ignore new technologies always makes me wonder what they are thinking.

Measuring the Impact of Social Media in B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Microblogging (i.e., Digg this! Forrester recently released a report by Laura Ramos and Augie Ray on How to Assess the Impact of Social Media in B2B Tech Marketing.

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UberMedia, Mixx, And Twitter | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Mixx is popular, but it’s not as popular as, say, StumbleUpon, Digg, Facebook, or Twitter. And any competing microblogging service is going to have an uphill battle against Twitter. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Twitter's Retweet feature (beta)

The Marketing Blog

Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 1 Comment Filed under Web 2.0 Tags: microblogging , microblogs , retweet , retweeting , RT , twitter , twitter.com 1 Comment market research India December 9, 2009 at 3:44 pm Hello, Please check it ,i think its better for Business. Home About In the Media Basics of Search engine optimization (SEO) Entrepreneurial resources November 11, 2009.7:19

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Specifically, 89% said they turn to blogs for story research, 65% to social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and 52% to microblogging services such as Twitter.” Digg this! Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. And as any blogger can tell you, PR pros understand this, as witnessed by the incredible increase in blogger outreach “pitches&# from corporate PR departments and firms over the past two years.

Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The only similarity is a 140 character limit for posts — so Plurk is essentially a microblogging platform. When Twitter first came out, its earliest adopters weren’t entirely sure about the fate of the microblogging service either.

Social Customer Support delivers Strong ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Tactics like providing free support forums, peer to peer collaboration and discussion threads on social networks and support through microblogging can act as a string of defensive before a person calls into you contact center which is the highest cost support vehicle any company can have. Digg this! In a recent poll by the TSIA o f firms using social media – 68% of companies don’t know or can’t measure the ROI of social media.

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Internet Marketers of New York Charity Party: March 18, 2008

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

A national survey of reporters and editors revealed that 89% use blogs for story research, 65% turn to social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and 52% utilize microblogging services such as Twitter. More than twice the amount of information is shared on Twitter as on Digg.

11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

and obviously more recently sites such as Digg. Digg: Newsworthy, Informational, and Funny Chris also mentions that he has used Digg as a news source. Twenty-two minutes after it hit the front page, it sat at 2099 Diggs. Seven minutes after that, it had 2661 Diggs.

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Networks like Digg, FriendFeed, and Facebook are seeing huge growths in value, but the little guys, the ones actually providing the meat and potatoes for those operations, rarely see a nickel. Being able to digg something without ever even having to read the article is backwards.

I Invented Facebook » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can search for related groups and Fan Pages through Facebook, start accounts on social bookmarking sites such as Digg or StumbleUpon, and check on who is linking to your site to find out who’s interested.

Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Digg this! While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business.

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Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg is now part of social media and will be explained in the final chart. Digg is by far the largest; as a former “top user&# of the service , I built strong relationships with employees and users of the social news site.

What Chris Brogan and Gary Vaynerchuk Have in Common, and What You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

Social Media Citizens Hate BP + 4 Other Social Media News Items

Firebelly

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