Digg-ing for the Mainstream: Digg Founder Kevin Rose Takes a Big Leap from Tech-Land
On June 22nd, at the trendy Anu bar in San Francisco, digg.com founder and architect Kevin Rose revealed digg version 3. I’ve been a digg user for about a year now, and I know a lot of you out there aren’t. So to give you a little background, digg is a social news site. Users submit links to news stories from around Internet. Everybody votes on (“diggs”) them, and the ones with the most votes get promoted to the front page.
Before the release of version 3, digg had been a site strictly for tech-related news, useful for anyone in the tech industry. But version 3, which officially launched on June 26th, opens it up to a more mainstream audience by adding world, business, gaming and science news. And as a major departure, videos and playable web games.