On Sunday, March 30th, I awoke to a pleasant surprise. A post I wrote had made the front page of Digg.
The post? Well, I just happened to be one of the first to publish an article on the release of WordPress 2.5.
Should the article have been dugg? Probably not, since it wasn’t the official release. But keep in mind, the article was published before the official release. Should I have waited for the official release? Are you nuts?!
In this case, it paid to be first. But I talked to Mark at WLTC and he said there was no unusual increase in traffic. I have my own theories that WLTC itself is its own social network, and probably much more powerful than Digg with regards to WordPress related news.
So do I feel special that I made Digg’s front page? Not really. But I suppose it’s another certificate to hang on the wall.