Yahoo! launching Digg clone "Yahoo! Buzz" – no wonder Microsoft was so keen

yahoo-buzz-revealed-social-digg-clone.jpgDisplaying the sort of creativity that’s seen Yahoo! gradually decline for more than a decade, Yahoo! Buzz is a new social news service.

Users will – get this! – be able to “submit” stories, stories which other users will then be able to “vote” on. The more votes a story gets, the higher prominence it’s eventually given on the Yahoo! front page.

Good god, it’s a genius idea. No wonder Yahoo! rejected Microsoft’s $45bn offer – with creativity like this on tap the company will be worth trillions by 2012…