People Don't Digg Netscape?

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

Here’s an interesting thing: Netscape’s junk drawer

Netscape served as the midwife at the birth of Web 1.0. Now, in what would be a lovely ironic twist, it may be the undertaker at the burial of the Web 2.0 hype.

The gist of the article is this: Netscape has reinvented itself as a news voting site, like the trendy Digg, allowing readers to select which stories are the most important by voting for them. The general public, it seems, are less keen on the idea that the technophiles who frequent the site that provided “inspiration” for Netscape’s move.

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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.