Screenshot tour: a first look at the new Digg V4 alpha -- smarter, faster, more personalized
First, it's just like frickin' Twitter. Seriously, the first step, after logging in, is choosing a bunch of Digg accounts to follow. The Wall Street Journal, The Telegraph, Kotaku -- and so on.
Once that's done, you're shown the main new feature of Digg V4: My News. Based on who you follow, a personalised News Feed (...) will be generated for you. It's basically the old Top News page, but it only displays stuff that your friends (or 'liked' corporate accounts) have Dugg.
It's obvious that Digg wants to become your homepage, or portal. If you choose to follow news sources, My News could easily become your go-to site to find all of the latest and most interesting news. It feels a lot like Twitter, but with built-in moderation.
Of course, Facebook's new Open Graph Search is basically the same thing... but still!