Digg is a community of millions of users but it only takes a few hundred to stage a significant protest – a few thousand active diggers working in a coordinated manner and Digg might have to rethink their current plans… after a year+ of development.
I don’t know whether to call the last few days “Leo Gate” or “Social Media Gate” or “Buzz Gate” but one thing it certainly highlights is how different the Google Buzz Team is:-
Leo Laporte seems a little upset with Google Buzz & Twitter – actually social media in general – to be honest in many ways I agree with him – if conversation happens for lesser mortals like me it is because I have reached out and actively looked for conversation engaging with others.
At times it seems like Leo suggests that content might be somehow filtered out of other people’s feeds.
For some reason this keeps cropping up, and I thought I would write a small informative guide.
I know one major web 2.0 property that recently added rel=”dofollow” to links, and there is a massive site doing 40M+ visitors a month which last time I looked was using rel=”noindex”.
- Or reduce the chance of malware submissions
- Or improve the signal to noise ratio to reduce overhead in manual checking
- Or cover some of the overhead in approving manual submissions
Then the way Google worded this might be of interest.