Social news aggregator Nuzzel has secured its first round of funding just a few months after its launch.
Editor’s Pick Discarded for pennies on the dollar, Digg has a new lease on life, but the rebuilt service is almost unrecognizable to those who loved it before. The new Digg is a single, compelling voice speaking for the Internet at large. But whose voice is it?
Jonathan Abrams’ new startup, Nuzzel, is a slick, well-designed social news aggregator that pulls together all the hot stories from your Twitter feed.
Newsblur, a social newsreader that helps you find relevant news and features in the mass of digital content, has released its iPad app.
Editor's Pick Would you trust the masses to tell you what stories are important? A new site from Microsoft called msnNOW shows you what topics are trending right this very second so you don’t have sort through hundreds of RSS or Twitter feeds. It combs Facebook, Twitter, Bing, and BreakingNews.com to surface the stories getting the most social buzz.
Twitter is grabbing more talent, this time out of Vancouver. Summify, a social news aggregator, will shutter its technology and be absorbed by the social network starting today.
News aggregator Reddit’s first systems engineer and employee number one Jeremy Edberg has joined video rental and streaming company Netflix.
Jeremy Edberg, the first employee of social news site Reddit, has announced that he is leaving the company after working there for 4 years.
As part of Yahoo’s plans to shutter several major services, the company has announced that it will shut down Yahoo Buzz, its social news Digg competitor, on April 21.
Link sharing community Reddit said goodbye to Senior Software Engineer Mike “Raldi” Schiraldi, who announced he was leaving the site after a “dream offer” from Google.
Social news aggregator Digg laid off more than a third of its staff Monday in the wake of a failed redesign, and its top sales and finance executives left — suggesting that more than just the website’s look and feel need fixing. In a post on the company blog, new CEO Matt Williams claimed the cuts, affecting 25 out of 67 employees, were needed in order to achieve profitability by mid-2011.
Digg, the pioneering social-news site which lets users vote on top headlines, began to lose momentum during the recession because it pulled engineers from designing new site features to work on improving revenue, founder Kevin Rose said today.
It takes just under five months to redesign one of the largest news aggregation sites in the world and bring in a new CEO, apparently.
Update:Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has replied to Huh’s offer on his blog. He says that he would be “very surprised” if Reddit were sold, but considering all of Huh’s accomplishments, they should probably chat at some point. –
The user community of news-aggregation website Reddit is up in arms after site owner Condé Nast stated it would not run ads promoting California’s Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana under certain restrictions.