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August 24, 2011 6:25 PM   Subscribe

The Daily Dot delivers news about social media communities such as Reddit, Facebook and Youtube the way a local newspaper might deliver news about a city.
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posted by Trurl at 6:29 PM on August 24, 2011


The meta of the meta aggregating aggregators.
posted by Foci for Analysis at 6:29 PM on August 24, 2011 [1 favorite]


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posted by jonmc at 6:30 PM on August 24, 2011


Filters, all the way down.
posted by hermitosis at 6:47 PM on August 24, 2011 [4 favorites]


I found this article about a "Powerful Redditor" pretty hilarious. Reddit is a complete dump with a lot of ridiculous nonsense getting voted up, but the idea that people with high link Karma are somehow 'powerful' is absurd.

That said, I found this article about how NME did an animated video about /r/jailbait getting shut down amusing.
posted by delmoi at 7:08 PM on August 24, 2011


Do not want.
posted by Threeway Handshake at 7:40 PM on August 24, 2011


Not to be confused with Daily Dots, which is artist Roz Stendahl's wonderful daily sketch journal of her malamute Dottie, a project which went on for almost five years.
posted by Numenius at 8:48 PM on August 24, 2011


Nope!

This site is charmless.
posted by jeffehobbs at 9:47 PM on August 24, 2011 [1 favorite]


Someone else used to do this years ago. "Last week on Fark, the people on [Board X] were concerned with blah blah of Toronto before being distracted by yadda yadda."
posted by rhizome at 10:42 AM on August 25, 2011


I was all "Well, I don't need another..." and "This is just more of..." and "Oh more of the sa..." and then it linked to that wicked creepy dollhouse made by The Bloggess that I'd never have found otherwise. So, thanks!
posted by peagood at 7:35 PM on August 27, 2011


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