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2012-08-03 23:01:14

Social bookmarking and news sharing site Digg re-launched its website on July 12, 2012. The site´s developers have completely overhauled Digg´s website features and are calling its re-launch v1. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, social bookmarking site Digg re-launched its website after a comprehensive overhaul. This comes after Digg announced on their website on July 12, 2012, that they were being bought out by Betaworks for roughly $500,000. A...

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2012-08-01 10:38:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s a new Digg in town, giving us all one more reason to stop doing productive things and look at all the non-productive things the rest of the Internet is up to right now. Digg, once a popular stop on the ℠net to see what was happening in the world wide web, had seen better days in recent years. Earlier this month, it was announced that Betaworks had purchased Digg, promising to turn “Digg back into a...

2012-07-16 23:01:11

Social news website Digg confirmed in a blog post that they are being bought out by Betaworks. The estimated value of the deal is $500,000. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 On Thursday, July 12, 2012, social news website Digg confirmed in a blog post that they are being bought out by Betaworks. The estimated value of the deal is $500,000. Digg, a site where users can discover and share content from anywhere on the Internet, was bought by Betaworks, a technology incubator located in New...

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2012-07-13 10:59:51

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Betaworks,  a company that builds and fosters social media sites, but doesn't want to be called a fund or an incubator, acquired news tagging site Digg. Following the acquisition, Digg will be integrated with News.me, another property in the Betaworks portfolio. After explosive growth a few years ago, Digg fell into a decline as users left for other social tagging sites such as Reddit and Pinterist. On Digg, users submit URLs for...


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Alexis Ohanian
2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'