Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by betaworks
Founded:
October 11, 2004
Founders:
Kevin Rose
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$45M
Categories:
Social Media, Technology, Design, See All (6)

Digg is a user-driven social content website enabling users to share content and receive diggs™ from other users.

Description

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Digg is a user driven social content website. Everything on Digg is user-submitted. After you submit content, other people read your submission and "Digg" what they like best. If your story receives enough Diggs, it's promoted to the front page for other visitors to see.

Kevin Rose came up with the idea for Digg in the fall of 2004. He found programmer Owen Byrne through eLance and paid him $10/hour to develop the idea. In addition, Rose paid $99 per month for hosting and $1,200 for the Digg.com domain. In December of 2004, Kevin launched his creation to the world through a post on his blog.

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Products (1)

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Acquisitions (1)

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Funding Rounds (4) - $45M

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Investors (10)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    135 Mississippi St

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

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