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Yahoo Launches "Suggestion Board" Facility With Digg-Like Look
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Msg#: 3253482 posted 5:19 pm on Feb 15, 2007 (gmt 0)

Yahoo has launched its "Suggestion Board" with Digg-like interface.

[suggestions.yahoo.com...]

I wonder how long that interface will remain as it is.

 

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Msg#: 3253482 posted 5:24 pm on Feb 15, 2007 (gmt 0)

Deja vu - Whew - Tastes like Chicken!

aka: sure does look like the diggo.

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Msg#: 3253482 posted 6:30 pm on Feb 15, 2007 (gmt 0)

Amen... holy spam.

I just wasted 5 minutes of my life...

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Msg#: 3253482 posted 6:35 pm on Feb 15, 2007 (gmt 0)

Spam-friendly, indeed...and I can't really see why it should be any different to the dozens of sites that are around already using similar concepts. It's yahoo, though, and projects like that work well on some sites and not on others - given the traffic of yahoo, they might get the numbers to make self-regulation work.

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Msg#: 3253482 posted 8:12 pm on Feb 15, 2007 (gmt 0)

Who cares if its digg-like? Digg is for news, this is for suggestions.

Once they can get rid of that spam, it is quite smart - let your users submit what they want, and others agree (or not).

So what if it uses the same mechanisms as Digg?

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Msg#: 3253482 posted 8:19 pm on Feb 15, 2007 (gmt 0)

don't be too quick to discount - they still have the fading delicious to squeeze some data out of. This "suggestion" board, might be a good spot for it.

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Msg#: 3253482 posted 1:08 pm on Feb 16, 2007 (gmt 0)

I think there was some bragging on Yahoos part about it looking like dig as well, there was some chatter over at digg about it im sure...

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Msg#: 3253482 posted 1:14 am on Feb 17, 2007 (gmt 0)

Looks an awful lot like [ideas.salesforce.com...]

[edited by: jatar_k at 2:16 am (utc) on Feb. 18, 2007]
[edit reason] linked it [/edit]

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