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Social Media Newsmakers – May 26, 2009

The following are some social media newsmakers I came across today: Digg Joins the Twitter and Facebook Party Digg jumped on the bandwagon and added the ability for visitors to easily share stories on Digg.com with Twitter and Facebook; a sign that even the...

$28.7 Million to Improve Digg

Funding to the tune of $28.7 Million, led by Highland Capital Partners, will be used over at Digg to incorporate a number of changes, Jay Adelson announced in the official Digg blog Wednesday. Changes will include improvements in infrastructure, new feature...

Today’s Social Media Linkforth

Here’s a couple links I found interesting in my social research today Jeff Quipp does a great job of commentary on the current status of Digg. He combines theories on its new algorithms to a psychological approach on how it hooks new submitters. Arun...

Digg Signs Three Year Advertising Deal with Microsoft

Today Microsoft earned a win that made me look twice by convincing Digg to sign a 3 year deal where Microsoft Ads will be the “exclusive provider of display and contextual advertising on Digg” (see press release). Having previously used Google Adsense to...

Discover Social Technologies That Target Your Customers

Many website owners know that their target market utilizes social technologies but few know to what extent and what technologies they should target. Forrester Research has helped by providing some insight into the minds of 10,000 online users within the report...