*** UPDATE: Close, but not this weekend according to Digg. ***
Either Digg hates new users or we’re about to see the changeover to Digg v4.0.
As of this morning, new account registration has closed for Digg. Attempting to create an account yields this message:
There has been much speculation about the New Digg. Unlike most changes and rollouts, Digg has been very forthcoming with information, offering Alpha and limited pre-Alpha testing to get feedback. The only information that has been held back has been the answer to the question, “When”.
It is unlikely that Digg would want to keep new people from registering for longer than a week or two, so we expect to see an upcoming weekend rollout of v4.0. The traffic and load on the site is considerably lower on weekends and would be a good time for stress-testing, bug fixing, and managing feedback.
Expect to see a new version of Digg in the very near future.
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