In some niches (namely technology, news, and entertainment — although there are others), Digg is still a top player in the social media world. Getting your story or blog post on Digg’s front page can equal a boatload of traffic. And despite the fact that many have said they have a hard time converting this kind of Digg-rush into much else (ad revenue or regular readers for example), site owners still do everything they can to claw their way to that front page status.

If your site or company wants to get to the front page of Digg you know you have to create content that others want to share. But what kind of content should that be? We had the below infographic put together to help you out. We’ll take a look at Digg trends from the last month (June 15, 2010 – July 15, 2010), showing you Digg’s most popular topics, most-Dugg sites and what the power users are sharing.

Notes — Please remember to include a link to or this post if you share this image, and please do not alter this image before posting or sharing it in any way. Statistics included in this infographic represent data from June 15, 2010 – July 15, 2010 as gathered by Info Graphic World from sources including and

Do you have any tips you’d like to share on getting your site’s content to the front page of Digg? Do you even care if your content is Dugg? Leave a comment and let us know what you think.

image via Digg Google+ profile.


    • All it means is that either they’re better at creating linkbait-worthy headlines that people naturally want to share, or it happens to be a top source for folks in Digg’s specific market, even if not for the general public.

  1. I am surprised how low NY Times is, but overall nice infographic! Also just a suggestion, why don’t you use small caps in your website so instead of SocialImplications (with a slightly shorter I) , just do socialimplications its less confusing to people. All the best


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