Kevin Rose Accidentally Confirms Digg iPhone App

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    ReadWriteWeb reports that Digg founder Kevin Rose accidentally confirmed during a recent interview that an iPhone application for the popular social news site is under development. The revelation came in response to a question from one of the interviewers claiming to have seen a peek at the application.
    Article Link: Kevin Rose Accidentally Confirms Digg iPhone App
     
  2. davidwarren macrumors 6502a

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    or.... he purposely confirmed it, and now has generated news coverage for something that I otherwise had not heard of...
     
  3. iOrlando macrumors 68000

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    +1 haha... without a doubt +1...
     
  4. somberlaine macrumors member

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    must have the ability to comment not just digg stories
     
  5. wonderbread57 macrumors 6502

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    I think this dude's accidental video confirmation of a digg app is a bigger story than the release of a digg app will be.
     
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    Seriously. Who cares?
     
  7. puckhead193 macrumors G3

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    i still can't believe this guy is worth millions :rolleyes:
     
  8. BryanLyle macrumors 6502a

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    This "leak" was intentional. No doubt about it.
     
  9. wonderbread57 macrumors 6502

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    Seriously? I don't know. People who use digg and an iPhone I guess. I don't use either :D. So, not me.
     
  10. Eminemdrdre00 macrumors 6502a

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    Why? He's created many great, successful websites. Digg, Pownce, WeFollow...
     
  11. ruinfx macrumors 6502a

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    ITT: people that wish they had created digg and were worth millions
     
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    I wonder how many people are going to Digg this thread. :D

    When the reporter said "I saw the digg app on your iPhone," Kevin then had two options. He could have said "Oh, that wasn't a Digg App, it was ____." But, instead he decided to confirm it. He easily could have responded either way. The thing is, from an advertising and publicity standpoint, what he did was very beneficial to getting the world out to consumers that the new iPhone app is coming. It's free advertising.
     
  13. iSee macrumors 68040

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    Really, who cares? I mean someone cares, but all a Digg app will do is slightly optimize your use of Digg vs. broswer interface. Whoop-de-doo. :rolleyes:
     
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    They already leaked this info during the digg town hall almost a month ago. Kevin said they were waiting to dev a digg app until they finished there API.
     
  16. callx macrumors newbie

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    Here's a screenshot of the video from adobe labs
     

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    I have a digg app.
    No one cares.
    Kevin Rose never "accidentally" leaks anything.
     
  19. 3goldens macrumors 68000

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    HAHAHAHA
    That was exactly my thought!!!!!
     
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    I don't understand how this is big news..... So what if there is a Digg iPhone app. No one actually cares.
     

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