/// New Digg Team Publishes Redesign in Progress

July 30, 2012  |  All Things Digital


The oft-chronicled tale of Web 2.0 star Digg includes multiple incidents where the company alienated its users by making dramatic changes and policy decisions without much warning. The new Digg — bought by John Borthwick’s Betaworks — apparently won’t be like that. Today the company published screenshots and overviews of its upcoming product overhaul, six weeks into the new ownership. Digg still had more than 16 million monthly unique visitors when it was bought, but it’s possible that redesigning out in the open may help woo back the critical techies who had deemed Digg irrelevant. The new Digg is to be heavy on images. In addition to Diggs, the new calibrations of what stories matter will include Facebook posts and retweets as well as human homepage programming

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New Digg Team Publishes Redesign in Progress


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