Digg Trends lets users decide whether a story is 'popular or not'

Digg launched a new homepage voting experiment called “Digg Trends” which identifies and highlights upcoming stories that’ve a high volume of activity (think Diggs, comments, favorites, shares, etc.). When we detect a new trending story, it’ll appear on homepage for ten minutes. Based on Digg and bury activity in those ten minutes story’ll either become […]
Digg launched a new homepage voting experiment called “Digg Trends” which identifies and highlights upcoming stories that’ve a high volume of activity (think Diggs, comments, favorites, shares, etc.). When we detect a new trending story, it’ll appear on homepage for ten minutes. Based on Digg and bury activity in those ten minutes story’ll either become popular or not. The goal is to put high activity stories in front of community quickly and to present a fun new way for people to express whether they like story or not.