All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Matt Williams’

Digg This: Digg Just Got Sold For Less Than Seven Kilos Of Panda Poop Tea

Digg is being sold to Betaworks, the company behind Bitly,, Chartbeat, Findings, SocialFlow, and BlogLovin’. It’s no secret that Digg is not the shining star of the tech world that it once was, but according to the Wall Street Journal, the price tag was only a ridiculously low $500,000 dollars. For comparison, Facebook just bought Instagram for $1 billion. …

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Digg CEO Announces Big Layoffs

Six weeks after becoming Digg’s CEO, Matt Williams has made a tough call.  Williams announced today that he intends to lay off 37 percent of the organization’s employees in an effort to keep Digg out of the red.

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Digg Has Found Its CEO

Update 2: Rose has now put up the offiical announcement. He writes:

I’d like to update you on the latest change at Digg. After several months of searching, we are excited to announce that Matt Williams will become the CEO of Digg. As you know, I have been the interim CEO, while we looked for the right person, and I will still remain actively involved in the product, but am handing over the day-to-day running of the business to Matt...

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