How AlapBangla Works

AlapBangla is democratizing digital media for Bangladesh people. As a  user, you participate in determining all site content by discovering, selecting, sharing, and discussing the news, videos, and podcasts that appeal to you.

1.                  Discover


Submit your favorites: Find an article , video or podcast online and submit it to You submission will immediately appear in “Upcoming Stories,where other members can find it and if they like it, AlapBangla it.


Become Popular: Once a submission has earned a critical mass of Diggs, it becomes popular and jumps to the homepage in its category. If it becomes one of the most popular, it qualifies as a Top 10  If a submission does not receive enough Diggs with in a certain time period, it eventually falls out of the Upcoming  section unless the publisher publishes it.


Discover Media on AlapBangla: Visit the Upcoming section to discover recently added news, videos and podcasts. Of course,  you can always check the topic homepages to see what is newly popular.  And you can subscribe to RSS feeds of particular topics, popular/upcoming sections, individual users, and the search terms of your choice.



2.                  Select


Digg:  Participate in the collaborative editorial process by Digging the stuff that you like best. As you Digg, you contribute to the popularity of any given item. You also build a history of Digging that you or your friends can view.


Bury. If you find stories with bad links, off-topic content, or duplicate entries, click Bury. Thats how we get the spam out of the system and let the good stuff rise to the top.


The system only works when users actively participate on a large scale, so make sure to do your part and Digg and Bury content that matters to you!


3.                  Share


Build a network: Invite your friends or find them on AlapBangla and add them to your friends list. Then your friends can track what you are Digging and you can see what they Digg as well, enabling you to collectively find news together.


Email:  Send your friends (Diggers or non-Diggers) the stories that you Digg.


4.                  Discuss


Comment: Share your opinions by commenting on stories, videos, and podcasts as well as Digging and Burying comments by other users.