Digg Evolves with New Features, but the Same Old Problems

Digg.com has rolled out some new features this week:

  • Interface Design, Digg Goes Widescreen
  • Top 10 Stories/Videos
  • Videos Enhancements
  • Podcasting
  • Profile Enhancements

However, they continue to find the balance between being open to a user-generated content website, and being a gatekeeper:

“Digg continues to crack down on users who plant phony stories on behalf of marketers, recently deleting a user who posted a story about a company that offered to compensate him.”

Todd Malicoat gives us “10 Reasons Digg Could be the New Google, and Suggested Improvements.”