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dig

Informal an archaeological excavation

Digg

A website that aggregates links and brief descriptions to news articles, videos and podcasts, which are voted on by members who "Digg it!" Founded in 2004, submissions are grouped by topic, and links with the most Diggs move to the home page. A "bury" vote can also be cast if the material is deemed inaccurate or dull, and the site may eventually remove it. When members Digg a particular link, it is kept in their profile page.

In 2012, Digg was sold to three entities. New York technology incubator Betaworks acquired the technology; the Washington Post acquired staff, and LinkedIn obtained patents. In 2016, Gannett partnered with Digg, and two years later, advertiser BuySellAds acquired the company. For more information, visit www.digg.com. See Digg Reader.
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"You are never going to go a whole season playing well, you are going to go through times where you have got to dig in.
In the first half of the article, I describe the activities of the Dupont Improvement Group (Dig In), an arts organisation striving to transform the disinvested, former manufacturing neighbourhood of Bloordale into a cultural hub for young families, artists and professionals (Dig In, 2015).
Plea: Micky begs cops to dig in hunt for Keith's grave Murdered: Keith, 12, was never found