Digg Entourage: Whose Got Your Back on Digg

In the world of Social Bookmarking Sites there are two types of friends: your typical, every day friend, and your entourage. Your entourage is that group of friends that makes it a habit to promote you and your sites. Unfortunately, it is difficult to determine who is in your entourage when, in reality, they don’t even have to be your “friend”.

So I spent a few hours throwing together the Digg Entourage Tool. By utilizing the fantastic Digg API, we can cycle through the last 25 stories submitted by a user, identify all of the diggs they receive, and organize individuals by their percentage of stories dugg. This is a great way to find and build friends across Digg without doing any hard work.

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  1. Calum
    May 24, 2007

    Great tool.

    How did you get the “Friends” and “Befriended” data? Digg’s API tool doesn’t provide this info.

    Response: Actually it does. Using the api it is just /user/fans or /user/friends…

  2. This is pretty neat. I’ve linked it to a bunch of friends who would like this sort of thing. Nicely done.

  3. Reputation Manager
    Jun 8, 2007

    I like it! I did get a couple error codes when I typed in certain Digg usernames. But overall, this could be very useful (rubs hands together greedily).

  4. Edward
    Oct 24, 2007

    I love this! It even looks good.


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