Why Reddit and Digg are still beta?

Jan 05, 2008 in News, Web

If you haven’t heard of Reddit or Digg they are social networking news sites that in my opinion have the potential to break down traditional news. They don’t have the overhead that many media outlets have and also don’t have to rely on the personal tastes of one editor to find out what is good or bad news. The idea is that people submit articles that they personally like and then others vote the article up or down if they like it. You get points for recommending articles that other people also liked and these points give you more recommending power per se when you post another article. Now I am going to talk about the problems and how this can be solved. (more…)