Three weeks after the launch of its news aggregation service,
Buzz, Yahoo is driving 10% less traffic to publishers' websites
than its primary competitor, Digg.com, according to this article from
Business Week. Digg, which has long been the king of social news, is
feeling the heat, even though Buzz is still technically in beta.
Sure, Yahoo's new service is already driving almost as much traffic to
outside Web articles as Digg does. But how does that help Yahoo?
The article does a good job in digging past the press releases that Yahoo! has been issuing to bloggers and the press.