DIGG

July 31st, 2012

Betaworks Gives First Preview of New Digg

Betaworks, the company that purchased Digg for the paltry sum of $500,000, has released a first preview of the redesigned Digg on its blog Rethink Digg. Betaworks promises that the revamped Digg will focus on simplicity with a “fast and thin” experience based on sorting stories into the three core categories of top stories, popular, [...]

July 13th, 2012

Betaworks Buys Digg, Corpse of Social Media Superstar, for $500,000

Digg, a social media pioneer founded by TechTV alum Kevin Rose, and once valuated by Google for a reported $200 million, has been purchased by New York-based technology incubator Betaworks for a paltry sum of $500,000. Betaworks says its going to integrate the core of the website into its fledging service News.me. “Over the last [...]