How the world wide web has ushered in a new age of digital democracy

Jay Adelson, chief executive of the opinion site Digg, says that the internet has brought down barriers and given a voice to allInternet users are increasingly determined to play an active role in influencing the way in which online information is viewed by others, according to the chief executive of one of the world’s leading information-sharing websites.Jay Adelson, the co-founder and chief executive of Digg, said: “There’s a groundswell of interest among internet users in actively contributing to the internet’s content and, perhaps more importantly, influencing the way information is viewed by others.”Users are increasingly participating in the kind of digital democracy the internet enables. New concepts, such as the social graph, social networking, citizen journalism and participatory media, have emerged that enable people to connect and interact online in entirely new and interesting ways.”

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