Richard Macmanus, at ReadWriteWeb, on June 20th, 2007:
According to recent Compete data, digg has overtaken Facebook in number of unique visitors and has grown 1400% in one year. Compete’s May 2007 data states that digg had 22.6 Million unique visitors, while Facebook had 20.2 Million.
Today, Betaworks announced that it has acquired the core assets of Digg, for a rumored $500,000.
Facebook, on the other hand, is now worth $66,000,000,000.