Digg’s Traffic Up 40% Month Over Month Since Re-Launch

DiggAbout a month after NYC tech outfit Betaworks resurrected Digg last August, web publishers began to notice that for the first time in years, a portion of their readers was coming from the revamped site. Six months after the launch of Digg v1.0, the numbers are in: The aggregator’s referral traffic is up roughly 40% month-over-month, according to BuzzFeed data. Digg, which currently depends heavily on human editors who curate what goes up on the site each day, is still far from its former Internet kingmaker days, but things are looking rosy: A survey of 2,600 Diggers revealed 81% would recommend the new Digg to a friend.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit shellypalmer.com.

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