Every startup team has great and spirited debates about its products (or services). We debate what works, what doesn’t, what makes it unique, and most importantly, what users want. We draw inspiration when new products launch and change the world. Think Salesforce.com back in the day, the family of iPhones or, more recently, Facebook and Twitter.
And similarly, we witness product missteps that make us wince, rant or just shake our heads. One such case emerged today with DiggBar (Digg’s URL shortening service) under the bright lights of a TechCrunch article titled, DiggBar Commits Career Suicide, Starts Redirecting To Digg Homepage. In the words of TC’s Jason Kincaid: