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Kevin Rose on the Digg Revolution

Kevin Rose was going to revolutionize the news. Now Digg.com is struggling to survive.

Question: Is Digg the Boston Tea Party of the media?
Transcript:I think that Digg is very much– it’s a living and breathing thing that is impossible to kind of wrap your head around. And you never know what’s going to happen on the site. I think that’s one of the things that brings a lot of people back to the site. Like I think that when you take a look at– when I wake up in the morning, you know, it’s the same feeing in my gut that I had, you know, 3 ½ years ago, and that’s what the hell’s in the front page. Like I have no idea, you know. And it’s that freaky kind of, you know, you never know what you’re going to get. And it’s always– it tends to be interesting and kind of gems that you wouldn’t find anywhere else. I think that’s what’s unique and what keeps people coming back.

Question: Is Digg the Boston Tea Party of the media?
Transcript:I think that Digg is very much– it’s a living and breathing thing that is impossible to kind of wrap your head around. And you never know what’s going to happen on the site. I think that’s one of the things that brings a lot of people back to the site. Like I think that when you take a look at– when I wake up in the morning, you know, it’s the same feeing in my gut that I had, you know, 3 ½ years ago, and that’s what the hell’s in the front page. Like I have no idea, you know. And it’s that freaky kind of, you know, you never know what you’re going to get. And it’s always– it tends to be interesting and kind of gems that you wouldn’t find anywhere else. I think that’s what’s unique and what keeps people coming back.

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