Digg 2.0 for iPhone: Pioneer in Social News Curation Gets an Update

Digg.com was a pioneer in social news curation. Its innovation was letting readers Digg (vote for) a news story to bring it up higher in the news list or to bury it to push it down. Digg recently released a major update for its iPhone app that brings a number of enhancements.

Digg IOS App for iPhone and iPod Touch

– Browse lists of recent news and discover the most popular and recently trending content across the web
– Digg your favorites and share them with users on Digg and Facebook
– Preview any story in a list from a thumbnail of story description, date and Digg contributor
– View full story content in an integrated browser
– Digg Newswire support

The average customer rating for the previous version of the app was just 2.5 stars out of a possible 5 (12041 ratings). Comments over the weekend in the iTunes App Store indicates issues with the 2.0 version including the inability for some people to login and crashing.

You can find the updated app at:

Digg 2.0 (iTunes App Store)