The new Digg to relaunch in August after total rebuild


Betaworks, the company that acquired the remaining parts of, says it will have a brand-new version of the social-news site up and running in less than two weeks.

In a blog post
today, the 10-person team offered a brief primer on its plans to
rebuild the site, as well as more detail on why Betaworks purchased Digg
in the first place.

“We acquired Digg because we all need a product to help [us] find,
read, and understand what the Internet is talking about right now,” the
company wrote, adding that Digg once “represented the messiness of the
Internet at its best.”

Betaworks says that part of bringing Digg back to that state involves
“rebuilding it from scratch,” which the company is currently in the
process of doing.

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