In April 2006 Alexa shows that Digg.com recieved more traffic than the Drudge report.
The LA Times has a story about the rise of social media sites like Digg.
It points out that The Drudge report used to be the place for news, no more. Diggers rule the roost. They drive more traffic to news stories than poor old Matt Drudge does these days.
But all is not what it seems, the Times suggests that the system is open to manipulation. [Read more…]