Digg is Dead (So Very, Very Close Now)
I think I killed Digg. You see, when I buy a stock it goes down; when I sell a stock it goes up. When I finally buy the gizmo that everyone is raving about, a new model is released that is 10x better. So when I got around to putting a system together for
The only thing I can hope for now is that my proclamation actually means that Digg is about to bounce back. That would certainly be in keeping with history!
[Update: September 16, 2011]
I thought I'd check in on Digg to see how things are going. It turns out the downward trend in traffic continues. Sure, I'd love to have a site with 2.5 million visitors a month, but who can be happy about that knowing that a year ago there were 7.5 million visitors a month?
[Update: July 17, 2012]
Compete.com released a data update today. I'm not sure why I continue to be fascinated with Digg's decline, but why fight it, right? So here's how things look. Note that the beginning of this graph lines up with the end of the one above. Sorry about the size differences. It would appear that Compete has been mucking with their site.