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The DiggBar relaunches, minus a useful feature

The DiggBar is no more--for unregistered users that is. The company has turned it into an opt-in experience in response to user and media backlash.

By April 22, 2009


Digg to make the DiggBar an opt-in experience

Company also is removing URL shortening and Web page-framing service from anonymous Digg usage and letting registered users turn it off completely.

By April 15, 2009


Digg 'killing' the DiggBar, unbanning domains

Digg to do away with its software-free toolbar in upcoming version of site. The news comes within hours of Digg's CEO Jay Adelson stepping down.

By April 6, 2010


Sites can block the DiggBar, but is it worth it?

Publishers are biting back against Digg's software free toolbar and link shortening service, but is it really such a bad thing? We dig in.

By April 10, 2009


Webware Radar: MySpaceID gets upgraded, heads to Yahoo

Also: Diggbar is a reality and it's coming soon; The Sunlight Foundation has raised $4 million in grant funds; and Alexa Thumbnails has been discontinued.

By March 18, 2009


Digg stops redirecting some URLs, links to self instead

Digg changes the way its shortening service handles outgoing links, bringing more users to look at its own pages, instead of the sites it's linking too. Users are not happy.

By July 20, 2009


Digg: New URL-shortening system is here to stay

Digg's new URL structure is here to stay, though shortened Digg links made before the change will behave as they once did--leading straight to the source.

By July 21, 2009


Digg launches pervasive, software-free toolbar

New toolbar comes along with each story on the site and shows how much traffic Digg is sending to the publisher.

By April 2, 2009


Firefox add-ons for the Digg fanatic

If you're a fan of Digg and you want to extend its functionality in your browser, look no further than these Firefox add-ons.

By April 23, 2009


Digg's new ads put advertisers on the front page

Digg's got a new advertising platform that lets companies basically buy a spot on the front page of Digg, as an ad that's camouflaged as user generated content.

By June 3, 2009