Exactly five years ago to the day I was excited about the possibilities of Digg Reader:
Best news to end the week: Digg Has Made an RSS Reader Its Top Priority After Google Reader Died http://t.co/QHmE2OgPoT
— Chris Aldrich (@ChrisAldrich) March 15, 2013
Now they’ve announced they’re shutting down. It seems to me that from a UI perspective, they only put in a bare minimal amount of effort to build out their reader and ceased iterating it on the day it it opened.
This is the second reader shut down recently, but I’m more excited about the idea of Microsub and what it may mean to the future of feed readers.