Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

OpenID set to become industry standard

February 7th, 2008
Only a few years ago, this was a dream idea that had so much potential and was nowhere near ready for prime time.  Open ID was developed to do away with having to log into millions of accounts to use various websites.  As social networking grows and user reputation becomes ...

Digg Gaming Required Of Active Diggers

January 28th, 2008
This article is a follow-up to a recent piece posted on thie site: "Digg's Double-Edged Sword."  Digg's latest changes didn't put an end to gaming as was intended. Instead, gaming is now required of active diggers who seek to hit the front page. If you're an active social network user, then you're ...

Digg’s Double-Edged Sword

January 27th, 2008
The Digg world was in disarray this week. As you may be aware, Digg recently tweaked the algorithm it uses to determine which stories make the front page. This might not seem like a big deal to most, but some of the top Diggers were up in arms and staged ...

All Hail, Wikipedia!

December 7th, 2007
Tech Crunch article on the Nazi Movement on... Wikipedia? Katina Schubert, a deputy leader of the Left Party charged the Wikipedia’s German site with containing too much Nazi symbolism and a fetish towards a Hitler Youth movement. ...there may be a Nazi plot afoot on Wikipedia itself: “There are Sealed ...

Google and Search evolution

November 29th, 2007
Tech Crunch posted this piece on Google's latest experiments: If you saw this one coming, give yourself a very large prize. Google is experimenting with Digg style voting features on search results that allow users to vote up or bury search results they see. I'd like the very large prize! ...