It was certainly a busy year for Digg as it struggles to stay relevant in 2009 with Facebook and Twitter getting too much attention in the social media scene. But with the year coming to a close, one thing is for sure – Diggers were still alive and kicking all through out the year.
Digg’s user base increased to 40 million in 2009. Meaning more people are digging stories and making sure that intriguing stories get into the Digg headlines. And there were several enhancements as well on the social bookmarking site including integration with Facebook Connect, the launch of DiggBar, Digg Ads, Digg Trends as well as the revamped Digg search engine.
To help us in visualizing the top stories that made it into Digg’s front page, Digg.com has launched a cool, interactive visualization tool that showcase the top stories at Digg in 2009. Â You can check out the top stories on daily and monthly basis. The top headlines were given plus the number of Diggs those headlines received.
Clicking on each of the entries will bring you to the actual front page when the entries made it to Digg’s front page.
Go check out Digg 365 and be awed by this visualization tool. In case you’re interested to know, here are the top 5 stories at Digg in 2009: