Total rewrite of Digg promises to put users first, launches Aug 1

By Rick
Jul 20, 2012
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  1. Once eye-balled by Google for $200 million dollars, New York technology studio Betaworks swooped in and purchased Digg and its remaining properties for just $500,000 on July 12. Betaworks has posted on its Rethink Digg blog that it is moving…

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  2. Wouldn't 6 weeks be around September 1st?
  3. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,525   +828

    yes, it would.
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,430   +2,822

    I read it as launching on Aug 1st and completing in 6 weeks not launching in 6 weeks.
  5. killeriii

    killeriii TS Enthusiast Posts: 213   +14

    Good, I like Digg.
    Nice to hear they're going to make it better.

    "It is believed that Reddit absorbed a large number of Digg users"

    For some strange reason, I've never liked Reddit.
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    Killeriii - Yeah, I was a big digg fan too, then it just started to suck. I also didn't like reddit at first, but it has grown on me and now I visit multiple times a day. So much content and subreddits, you can find posts on just about anything you can think of. Also, its quite a bit nicer to use with the reddit enhancement suite.

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