Lame spam of the day: Digg + Facebook

Robert Weiner

I've seen two versions of this spam claiming to be verification of Facebook social sharing on Digg. One said it's a Facebook verification, the other a Digg verification. Enable Facebook social sharing, and share your Digg experience with your Facebook friends. Control which emails you receive from Digg (this link leads to [link]. Cheers, the Digg crew. Version 2: Sender: Digg Verification (registration@e.digg.com).

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Digg This?

Allegiance Group

Easier to determine–and something I can now instruct you to do for yourself–is to learn the difference between Digg , Reddit , Facebook , Twitter , and StumbleUpon. Don’t add a “Digg this!&# link to all your pages simply because you know that Digg is the biggest and most active social networkout there. Take a look at Digg and ask yourself if your message fits in there. digg icons poll promote reddit

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Will Digg Make a Category for Nonprofits?

Wild Apricot

With big changes in the works at Digg right now, what are the odds that the site might broaden its horizons, and add a separate category for nonprofits and social change? A fair number of solid stories from the nonprofit sector are submitted to Digg every day — but those stories tend to get lost in the crowd. Arguably the most influential of social bookmarking sites, Digg.com is often both criticized and commended for having a narrow topic focus.

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NpTech Summary: Nonprofit and Social Change Digg Redux

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Should there be a nonprofit and social change category on Digg? Digg it here ). And, of course, one of the community ad hoc collaborations incorporated Digg or a "Digg like" ability to crowdsource news items. Allan Benamer put together an NpTech version of Digg, using open source software called Pligg combined with a Yahoo Pipe of the Nptech feed. That discussion generated some good tips for using Digg (as well as other tools). Digg it here ).

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Digg is Dying. Who are the Players Now?

Care2

Digg, the once beloved link-sharing site that power users were able to game has been dying a slow death over the past couple of years. Between Digg’s redesign, Founder Kevin Rose leaving the company, and other dud product launches like Newswire , Digg just can’t compete with other social networks where people go to share news these days – Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Google+, Care2, etc. Sites like Reddit.com have clearly benefitted from Digg’s demise.

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Should there be A Nonprofit and Social Change Category on Digg?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got a message from one of my readers, Ashley Messick, on Facebook about a recent post about Social Actions Twitter for Good Facebook Group and TwitterFeed Mashup I wanted to Digg post about Save the World with Twitter and wasn't quite sure how to categorize it when submitting. It then got me thinking that I often am unsure where to go on Digg to find good nonprofit news. It made me think that it would be great if Nonprofit had its own category on Digg.

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eMetrics Panel Slides, Notes, and Blog Posts: ROI of Blogging, Twitter, and Digg for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I also wanted to blog both Laura's excellent Twitter Digg deck and Jon's concise and smart case study of Digg.   E-Metrics: Followers, Friends, and Fans - Expanding Your Online Community View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: blogging nptech ). Marshall Kirkpatrick has a great post over at Read/Write Web about keeping momentum.    In that post, he describes one technique - make yourself a public case study. 

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Allan Benamer's NpTech Tag Meta Feed Digg Plig Collaborative Search Mashup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click through to flickr to see larger diagram Created in Snagit. While Allan has been in Vietnam celebrating the lunar New Year and eating exotic foods, he has still managed to get online, play with Pipes, and IM me about it. People who can touch API's out there have been fooling around with trying to extract data from the NpTech tag for analysis as well as think about ways that we can make the data that has been tagged more filtered via social search, collaborative filtering, and whatever else.

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Featured Article from Care2 News Network (our own little digg) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

60) Search « Lean, Mean Blogging Machines | Main | Crowd-sourcing to Clean up Elections and Foil Chad » Friday Nov 10 2006 Featured Article from Care2 News Network (our own little digg) Friday, November 10, 2006 at 01:37PM | by Mark Source: Spirit Bear Youth Coalition.

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Generating Buzz: Using Social Media to Drive Website Traffic

NTEN

I set her on the path to join all of the major and up-and-coming social media sites like StumbleUpon , Digg , Reddit , Delicious and Mixx. " So much of social media is dependent on the support of others (votes, thumb-ups, diggs, etc.). Danielle Brigida, National Wildlife Federation. As social media grows in popularity, one fact cannot be ignored: if used well, it can generate impressive amounts of traffic and increase engagement around your cause or organization.

NxE's 50 Most Influential Female Bloggers (I'm Number 29!)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And if you think this is cool, go digg it Here's the list.

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New Social News Site for Nonprofits

NTEN

You're probably familiar with the concept of social news through sites like StumbleUpon and Digg : users post links to stories, other users rate the posts by voting them up or down. digg social news Idealist.org and Reddit launched a joint venture today: IdealistNews.org , a social news site geared towards nonprofits.

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Social bookmarking PR requires sustained community participation | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

The WSJ carefully profiled Digg, Newsvine, Netscape, Del.icio.us, and other ??social s traffic went from virtually nil to over 50,000 hits per day after appearing on the front page of Digg. So how do nonprofits crack the Digg homepage, secure tens of thousands of visitors immediately and influence discussion about their cause far and wide? t work is having a bunch of staff sign up at Digg right before they need something to get big.

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

The reports are filled with listings on Technorati, Google, Diggs, and links back to your website. link] It tracks Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, Digg, Delicious, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

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Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Internet , Security , Students for a Free Tibet Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack 03.27.08 | 3374 6 Comments [link] Pro-Tibet+Non-Profit+Under+Cyber-Attack 2008-03-27+17%3A13%3A13 Allan+Benamer UPDATE: Please Digg this story at [link] We haven’t discussed security very much on this blog for two simple reasons: I’m not a computer security expert and despite the Convio security breach, I rarely get wind of security issues that occur in the non-profit sector.

The Ethics of AdBlock | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

The site raised strong reactions from Digg users , who were almost universally opposed and had angry words (many of them misspelled) for the site’s creator. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Wild Apricot Blog : Social Annotation: the Next Generation of Social Bookmarking

Wild Apricot

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home links for 2006-11-23 links for 2006-11-23 Last Updated on Thursday, 23 November 2006 08:21 Written by Steve Thursday, 23 November 2006 08:21 stamen design | big ideas worth pursuing The guys behind the awesome digg labs tools.

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

The speakers include: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization’s voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media.

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

The discussion featured: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available.

6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

While Facebook may be the largest single site for referral traffic from social sharing, Twitter and email are not that far behind at 17% each, and “Other&# accounts for a whopping 34% of referrals. “Other&# is listed to include “bookmarks, blogs, etc,&# but also includes other less-used social networks, such as Google Buzz, MySpace, Digg, StumbleUpon–other social sites used within the ShareThis service, among others.

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Social Media Case Study Slam Panel at NTC 08: Danielle Brigida, NWF - A Case Study on Traffic

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This case study is by Danielle Brigida from the NWF and her experience using Digg and StumbleUpon for generating traffic. Today I'll be talking about using Digg and Stumbleupon specifically. Slide 4: After attending last year's NTEN, two tools stuck out for me that I really wanted to try- Digg and Stumbleupon. Slide 6:So the first thing I tested out was Digg. Slide 7: This is an example of an NWF submission on the digg homepage. | View | Upload your own.

Social Media and Gender

NCE Social Media

It demonstrates who uses the biggest social media tools – the gender, age, education and income of the people who engage with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Digg and LinkedIn pages. Do you know who uses social media? Do you know that women are driving social media usage? It’s true. Today I sahre with you to sources detailing it. First, here’s a news story and infographic.

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

The discussion featured: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available.

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

The speakers include: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media.

Go Inside the Mind of the Human Aggregator

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How does he use sites like Techmeme/DIGG vs. niche blogs Interview with Scoble where he answers these questions: Which RSS reader does he use and why? How does he configure it to save time? What are simple keyboard shortcuts anyone can use? How does he find and pick feeds? How can you catch his eye with your posts? How does he use RSS feeds for building relationships?

Google SearchWiki, it's the Diggification of Google!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I noticed that Google added a new feature where you can comment on a search engine result and like DIGG either promote it or demote it. I'm just getting back and I'm behind. I was googling to find an article about social network policies, specifically friending policies. You can customize the search results page too. The YouTube Video describes the feature and the official blog post will tell you how it works.

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Free Webinar Tomorrow: Understanding the ROI of Social Media

Tech Soup Blog

If you are interested in implementing a social media program (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Digg) but are unsure how to measure the impact or know what success looks like, attend this free TechSoup Talks webinar on Thursday, August 13, 10 a.m. You understand how to track the success of your programs, but when it comes to social media you're at a loss. How do you show that this new technology is something worth the staff time invested?

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Gary Vaynerchuk Wants Kevin Rose To Shave His Head for Charity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In this case, it's Kevin Rose of digg fame. In 2006 Sarah Bunting (Sars) from Tomato Nation said that she'd shave her head if her readers donated $30,000 to DonorsChoose.org. They did, so she did. Gary Vaynerchuk has come up with a variation on this and he isn't shaving his head. He's calling out someone else to shave their head. Meanwhile, if you want to help out DonorsChoose.org and use wordpress, here's something that doesn't require you (or Kevin Rose) to shave.

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Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40% [Study]

NetWits

ShareThis – While the three social tools mentioned above are the baseline, what happens when you want to give your participants access to other social networks like StumbleUpon®, Digg®, and Yahoo!®? Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube? 42.3% of the entire American population use Facebook. Twitter has over 16 million users. YouTube is the second most used search engine in the world.

Which Social Network Use Base Is More Altruistic?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Pete Cashmore of Mashable has a post that asks an interesting question: Facebook, MySpace (MySpace reviews), LinkedIn (LinkedIn reviews), Digg and Twitter are often compared in terms of features, but which one has the most generous users? The question is interesting to explore, although the post is about a clever fundraising campaign called the " Altruism Challenge " launched by a Canadian charity called " The World Partnership Walk " to raise money to fight global poverty.

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RSS Readers for Your Desktop, Smartphone, and Tablet

Tech Soup Blog

Digg Reader. praised Digg Reader for its clean, minimal design and rich social media features. An RSS reader is an essential tool for keeping up with current news and the issues that affect or influence your organization. For content creators, a news story can inspire a moving blog or article. Social media and community staff rely on RSS readers to find interesting and share-worthy articles for Facebook or Twitter.

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The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management

AFP Blog

era has a whole other language – like Digg, Blogger, Facebook and Twitter. The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management: "Do You Speak Geek? Do Your Donors?It It seems like the Web 2.0 But these technologies are shaped by a fundraising cornerstone – personal relationships. Organizations are “far more likely to build trust if you are connecting to your donors as

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What tools and keywords do you use for your organization's listening dashboard?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Digg - shows most popular articles on the web. Carie Lewis, HSUS Social Networking Maven I just discovered that Carie Lewis of HSUS has a blog ! Better yet, she shared her listening techniques. She uses Igoogle which is a really easy, simple way to set up a dashboard. Here's what she is listening for: . Brand - mentions of your name, including acronyms, misspellings, etc. Current - issues that people are talking about that involve you right now.

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What lies beneath?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The RSS feed that comes out Yahoo Pipes has been brought into the npdigg site, which is digg for nptechers. This is very interesting to me - an entire community of nptech taggers has been imported into a digg like entity or what Allan Benamer is calling the anthill. So, the Nptech tag is jumpstarting this digg community! What are the differences in community behaviors and roles in a digg community versus tagging community?

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Patent Office goes Webby

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

This includes wiki-style collaborative posting, social bookmarking and "voting" on the importance of article or comments alla Digg. The non-profit community has had a special romance with a variety of collaborative tools that have often been lumped together under the rubric of Web 2.0. Now this sort of public participatory use of the web is going mainstream in an experimental program by the U.S. patent office to involve the public in the approval or rejection of patent applications.

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From Social Media StarFish To Conversation Prism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Perhaps it inspired this visualization of the Digg Community activity) The conversation map is a living, breathing representation of Social Media and will evolve as services and conversation channels emerge, fuse, and dissipate. Illustration by Brian Solis and Jess 3 (Click through to see the larger image ). Darren Barefoot created a visual called " social media starfish " in his book " Getting to First Base." " It was a remix of Scoble's white board.

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Worth a Look: Scoop.it Digital Content Tool

Amy Sample Ward

provides automated searches to match all the keywords you include on your topic—check out the image below to see automated searches on Digg, Twitter, and Youtube. My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is now up – you can read the post and join the conversation on the SSIR blog , or check out the repost below.

Great reads from around the web on August 5th

Amy Sample Ward

It's something the site probably should have done awhile ago and if done correctly could make other services, like Digg, look all the more behind the times." These are some links I wanted to share from August 5th. Find me on Delicious for more! Have Fun • Do Good: Community Funded Reporting: Interview with David Cohn of Spot.us - "You cannot run a community if you're not informed.

Great reads from around the web on June 16th

Amy Sample Ward

I'm checking out this new "Digg for associations" from Wild Apricot. These are some links I wanted to share from June 16th. Find me on Delicious for more!

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Vote for the First Anti-Genocide Hotline on Reddit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm also highlighting this because it is a terrific example of using social news sites like Digg and Reddit o promote a cause (the Reddit guys were among my first video blog interviewees back in Nov. Collactive also has ways to focus your network's power on YouTube videos, Digg articles and specific blog entries (for instance, to flood a blog with positive or negative comments). See the full alert here.

Network of Networks: Using a Listserv to Engage your Audience

GroundWire

″ online communities such as Digg, YouTube, Flickr, and blogs, and how those communities compare to traditional email lists. While social networking sites like Digg, Facebook, and YouTube have gained a lot of attention the humble email list still has tremendous potential. Water Words That Work , an informative blog by Erik Eckl, is a great resource for conservation and pollution control organizations.

What I learned about Social Search on Yi-Tan and How It Applies to NpTech Tag Discussion.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Digg Swarm - visualization of what is going through Digg. I also mentioned the desire to have some collaborative filtering - like digg, perhaps using pligg as Allan Benamer and Marshall had suggested. When I mentioned this, Jerry suggested I take a look at Dabbledb -- especially the screencast on analyzing digg data with it. That is one visualization of the nptech data from Chris Blow.

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