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A day of Diggs and a thin blue line

As a follow-up to the first visualizations we made of user activity on Digg (posted to the digg blog in 2006), we’ve widened the scope of our visualizations to show an entire day’s worth of digging activity on the site in greater detail. The resulting images, made by Tom Carden, illustrate some general patterns, and one controversial story immediately becomes visible; more about this below.

Published: 02.27.07
Updated: 09.20.22

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Stamen is a globally recognized strategic design partner and one of the most established cartography and data visualization studios in the industry. For over two decades, Stamen has been helping industry giants, universities, and civic-minded organizations alike bring their ideas to life through designing and storytelling with data. We specialize in translating raw data into interactive visuals that inform, inspire and incite action. At the heart of this is our commitment to research and ensuring we understand the challenges we face. We embrace ambiguity, we thrive in data, and we exist to build tools that educate and inspire our audiences to act.