New Digg Button Just Went Live

Digg founder Kevin Rose here at TC Disrupt and got back to our seats to discover that a new “Digg This” button had just been launched both on our site and on itself.

Perhaps this “design refresh” is the first in a slew of features about to launch in the coming weeks? While prettier and faster, the button opens up a pop window where you have to “Digg” the story for a second time in order for the “Digg” to register which still seems like an uneccessary extra step.

To the left is the new button in all its iterations, via Digg designer Danny Trinh. Below is what the button used to look like on Digg Version 3: