Entries Tagged ‘social news’

iGoogle vs. Alltop

Finding read-worthy material in the endless vat of news sites, blogs, wikis, reviews and tweets that now clog the arteries of the internet has become increasingly difficult as the number of internet users around the globe approaches 2 billion. How do I sort through the slush?! Where is all the good stuff, the meat, the […]

Digg Defined

Overview: The nachos bell grande of social news sites, Digg is a force that cannot be ignored in the social media realm.

Is Twitter Really Worth Your Time?

I can’t believe how often I now hear the word twitter throughout my day anymore; from the local National Public Radio station telling me to ‘follow them on twitter,’ to local news networks boasting about how they are now tweeting, even my 50 something year old boss chats up her tweeting savviness. Every blog and […]

Newsvine Defined

Overview: Another social news site with more customizable features than McDonald’s. This site can effectively combine as many news channels as you can handle.

Tip’d Defined

Overview: Tip’d is a niche social news aggregation site with a specific focus on financial news, tips, and ideas.

Mixx Defined

Overview: A direct competitor to digg and reddit, Mixx is a customizable social news site that combines social networking and social bookmarking together to provide the most quality and relevant internet articles. While much younger and less popular than its competitors, Mixx has a number of unique features that make it a worthy foe of […]