How the new Digg digs up its top stories — without your help, thank you very much
Originally posted on VentureBeat:
Trash (n): Discarded matter; refuse.
In our story, the word trash refers to two subjects: Digg.com itself, and the community of people who contributed to its rise and fall. The former was discarded, practically given away, to Betaworks over the summer. Six weeks later, the community was also dumped by the wayside when the new owners released their unique interpretation on social news.