Digg is launching several new features this morning that signal a strategic shift in the company’s all news focus to date. They’ve added a podcasting content area, enhanced the video area and are signalling that new content areas are coming as well. Among the changes, users will now be able to consume audio and video content directly on Digg. Another key feature addition is the launch of “Top 10 Stories,” which is a quick view of the ten hottest stories on Digg at any given time. See TechCrunch for the full story and screenshots.
I spoke to Digg founder Kevin Rose, CEO Jay Adelson and VP Marketing Mike Maser for a few minutes to talk about the changes. We also discussed how Digg acquired the SpikeTheVote domain name, Digg’s current user stats, their upcoming financing and other issues.
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