I’m getting tons of abuse for comments I made about Jakob Nielsen. Now, usually I’d wonder if I really did something more lame than I usually do. But the comments are almost all from anonymous people who’ve never posted here before and the contain flames of the quality that usually come from Digg.
So, what’s up?
Well, Digg did link today. But that’s to the Google Reader thing and the comments are fairly erudite. For Digg’ers.
Coding Horror’s Jeff Atwood linked to me and told me off, but his readers are usually the kind that don’t get in the gutter with personal attacks.
So, not sure what’s up, but that post sure brought out the 14-year-old anonymous trolls in droves.
Anyway, because Jeff Atwood told me off, that tells me I went over the top with that post.
I’m sorry. Can someone pull off the 14-year-old attack dogs?
Maybe that’s what Jakob meant: write long, meaty posts, if you don’t want the trolls to come and visit you.
Oh, back to the Google Reader Shared Items Facebook application. It just got another major update. Now shows tags, and shows who linked to each post. It’s “Digg for the smart people.” About time.
UPDATE: that Digg link was worth about 21,000 views today. Interesting that Digg’s audience hasn’t grown much in the past year.