Digg is a website made for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the Internet, by submitting links and storie
New York tech incubator Betaworks acquired the website Digg on Thursday in a deal that included the remaining brand assets, a humble close to what was once a celebrated online property that heralded the social media era. Launched in 2004 by then 27-year old Kevin Rose, Digg rose to prominence as an aggregator of online content, becoming at one point one of the more highly-trafficked stops on the Internet. The site let users vote up - or Digg - links, an early precursor to how Facebook and Twitter help spread viral content today. The deal was worth just $500,000, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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