Digg is now owned by ad-tech company BuySellAds

Digg used to carry some major clout on the internet, but this all changed back in 2012 when the site was bought by Betaworks. Now the site has been sold again, this time to an ad-tech company. Boston-based BuySellAds has just bought Digg’s assets and its editorial and revenue teams for an undisclosed amount. The company says that it “plans to streamline Digg and build up its ad stack”, which will come as sad news for those who still cling onto a nostalgic image of what Digg used to be. See also: Warning for RSS fans — Digg Reader is… [Continue Reading]


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Digg unveils a news bot for Slack, coming soon to other messaging platforms

diggbot News aggregator Digg may no longer be the internet force it once was, but it still offers an interesting and engaging selection of curated news articles and videos across a number of categories, from science and technology to viral Internet memes. Now, the company will bring those articles to its users in messaging and communications applications, beginning with Slack, instead of requiring… Read More


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