In October 2004, the Americans Kevin Rose founded the website, the first dig-off site. From March 2005 to gradually known, was originally located in the science and technology news mining; in June 2006, the third revision, expansion of the news side of the other categories, after the sharp increase in traffic quickly. Digg is currently 24th in the nation's public Web site, and is approaching the New York Times (No. 19), easily defeated the Fox News Network. digg's Alexa ranking is the first 100. Every day more than 100 people gathered in the dug-off, read, comment and "Digging" 4000 message.