Geek Smithology

December 30, 2007

Good Articles Don’t Need Social Bookmarking Links

Filed under: Craft of Dev by Nathan @ 12:13 pm

What makes a site like Digg worth the visit is that people find interesting things on the web that they feel the need to share, and thus share it. But I see a proliferation of blogs and other sites that provide easy “Bookmark Me” links on every vapid link blog post they put up. Here’s one of the more heinously egregious offenders ‘ve found:

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I only know a few of those by their logos, and won’t bother mousing over to figure out the rest. Here are a couple of universal laws, folks:

If you end an anecdote with “it was so funny”, it wasn’t.
If you feel the need to add a “digg me” link, they won’t.

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