Digg is 99% fantastic. Fast furious news, troll comments, sites being hammered
to oblivion – its Slashdot for the masses!
So while I was on the site today, I noticed two frontpage diggs for A List Apart. Also a wonderful site, it piqued my interest how both were submitted by
So opening the two pages in separate tabs, I scrolled down to the bottom. The first story looked like this:
The second story looked like this:
Lo and behold, the first sixteen diggs for each story were identical! If we remove bribera from one of them, the first nineteen diggs were identical for both stories. In fact, of the first 24 diggs, only 2 users varied for both stories. Hey, even Digg-founder Kevin Rose is seen there.
The one blog entry for each post was by the same person also, but we can chalk
that up to coincidence.
Interpret as you want.