Social media news: Digg, Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more

By Cendrine Marrouat, examiner.com:

Here is a quick roundup of the latest happenings in the social media world.

Digg

Digg became part of the Betaworks network on Thursday. The new media company, which owns Bit.ly and SocialFlow, bought the seven-year-old social bookmarking site for $500,000.

“Betaworks is combining Digg with News.me, a Betaworks company with an iPad app, iPhone app and daily email that delivers the best stories shared by your friends on Facebook and Twitter,” says Chief Executive Matt Williams on the Digg Blog. “Digg will join a portfolio of products developed by Betaworks designed to improve the way people find and talk about the news. Betaworks founder John Borthwick will be the CEO of the new Digg… Read more

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