Pligg

  • ReVou Lets You Host Your Own Twitter

    ReVou Lets You Host Your Own Twitter

    There’s a joke that no good Web 2.0 service has come of age until there’s a script available to clone it. Digg has Pligg, Popurls has ezUrls (both predated AllTop). Now Twitter has ReVou. ReVou promises “Twitter clone software made affordable” for $399 as a self hosted script. The script offers all of Twitters features, including SMS support, and even comes with its… Read More

  • Reddit Adds Ability to Create Your Own "Reddits"

    Reddit Adds Ability to Create Your Own "Reddits"

    According to a company blog post, social news site Reddit has launched, in closed beta, the ability for users to create their own “reddits”. The new feature will eventually allow all users to create their own social news lists for chosen topics. These customized reddits will come in three flavors: public, restricted, and private. If you set up a public reddit, every Reddit user will… Read More

  • Fraxi – a "Ning" For Digg Clones

    Ning (and now flux) commoditized social networking and allow anyone who can click a mouse to have their own network. The same thing is now happening with social bookmarking sites that allow people to vote bookmarks up to a top list (better known as Digg). There are scores of Digg clones already, of course. The most well known is Reddit, which was acquired by Condé Nast a little over a year ago. Read More

  • Intel opens software bookmarking site to the public

    Intel opens software bookmarking site to the public

    Once an internal bookmarking site shared amongst Intel employees, Cool Software is now open to the public. It’d be easy to take potshots at the lame name, the photo of five people in summer clothes leaping into the air atop a frozen lake, and that it’s basically the same stuff you could find in the software section of Digg.com but the fact that it’s little more than an… Read More

  • Largest Pligg Partner Defects After Announced Sale

    Largest Pligg Partner Defects After Announced Sale

    Pligg, a popular open source content management system that lets developers quickly create Digg-like clones, put itself up for sale a week ago. Today VideoSift, which has 1 million monthly unique visitors and claims to be the largest user of Pligg’s software, emailed to tell me they have developed their own software and will stop using Pligg. The new site goes live this Friday… Read More

  • Pligg, The Open Source Digg Clone, Put Up For Sale

    Pligg, a controversial but popular open source content management system that lets developers quickly create Digg-like clones, has put itself up for sale. Assets included in the sale are the domain name, website and control over the SourceForge account where people can download the current code. In an email, Pligg says they have 10,000 registered users on the site and the software has been… Read More

  • Ridiculous: One Digg Clone Takes Legal Action Against Another Digg Clone

    File this under “ridiculous.” Digg clone SuperGu has sent a cease & desist letter to (open source) Digg clone Pligg alleging a number of copyright infringements. Among the complaints: SuperGu is claiming ownership to ajax effects, sidebars, login boxes, “read more” links, navigation tabs, the expression “Powered by”, tags, the RSS icon and other common… Read More