From 2008: Google is trying to buy Digg for $200 million (Guardian.co.uk)
Today: Betaworks buys Digg for just $500,000 (WSJ.com)
The Wall Street Journal reports:
By the end of 2008, Digg was one of the most popular websites on the planet, boasting nearly 30 million monthly visitors, according to ComScore. But the audience started to drift away in early 2010 as services such as Facebook and Twitter exploded in popularity.