Why audio rarely ever goes viral

http://digg.com/originals/why-audio-never-goes-viral

It’s true: Digg is doing original content, and one of its first pieces is a great long-form read titled “Is this thing on?” The article has radio journalist¬†Stan Alcorn wondering why there are tons of viral videos on the internet, but rarely any viral audio stories.¬†Alcorn found one great exception from that rule, but it’s not a podcast — and it may be hard to replicate. A must read for everyone interested in the future of radio, podcasts and online storytelling.

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Digg is trying to make a comeback of sorts – one that involves marrying social signals with high-quality and calm reading experience. And while it is still early days, the new Digg plan seems to be working. Up next – an Android app that can turbocharge its efforts.

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