Significant things happening almost every week: Microsoft invests mightily in Facebook, Google OpenSocial unlocks new social computing possibilities and now I see that stories the Wall Street Journal Website now have the Digg button, allowing all of us former WSJ subscribers another chance to read stories relevant to us on our terms.
Wow! What’s next?
Here’s what CNET’s The Social blog by Caroline McCarthy thinks:
But more than anything, it’s also fuel for the fire. Digg has been continually talked up as a potential acquisition target, and in recent weeks a rumor began to float that the site would soon be sold for $300-400 million to a “major media player.” Expect this Wall Street Journal arrangement to result in more than a few rumors that Digg is close to a News Corp. buy.