"On July 20, we announced that we were turning Digg back into a startup and rebuilding it from scratch in six weeks. After an intense month and a half, we managed to get the new Digg up and running on a fresh code base and infrastructure. We now have a solid foundation on which to build, and we expect to build fast."
Mines, in this brief story, the history with Digg shutting its doors and reopening.
Notes that during the shutdown they worked on the infrastructure, meaning: new personalized features, a better and more significant social exchange, better integration for mobiles, and unique features such as the "Reading List" and multiple views on top articles.
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