(How) Will social news evolve beyond tech-news?

What makes the social news space particularly interesting is that there are a variety of different approaches. Even without doing the analysis, we know that Digg is going to be the most popular site. But if you’ve ever taken a quick look at Newsvine, you’ll know that the future dynamics may not be so clear cut. What works for a technical audience might not, in the long run, be what is going to become a mainstream format.

Read The Social News Faceoff from the Read/Write Web.  Previously from WNM: Defining Social Media, Social site fighting its users to curb promotional efforts, vandalism and Social search and Augmenting algorithms with people.


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