Home. Evernote - Remember Everything. Pearltrees videos. Delicious. R.I.P. Delicious: You were so beautiful to me. Social bookmarking service Delicious announced five years ago last Thursday that it had been acquired by Yahoo The first comment posted on the blog entry announcing the deal was from TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, saying "Congratulations!
Yahoo sure does get tagging I see. " When I heard the news, I felt very differently. I was deeply saddened that it wasn't US Library of Congress to acquire Delicious. Five years later, Yahoo announced internally today that it is closing down Delicious. No date has been given for its closure. It's a loss not just for the many people who used Delicious to archive links of interest to them around the web, it's a loss for the future - for what could have been. Update: 24 hours later, Yahoo! Above: A leaked slide from the internal deck shown today at Yahoo, listing a host of services Yahoo will sunset, merge or turn into features of other services. How ReadWriteWeb Used Delicious Thanks for All the Bookmarks, Folks f_david - Félegyházi Dávid.
Google Unveils Delicious Bookmark Importer. Google has just rolled out a convenient new tool for importing your Delicious bookmarks to Google Bookmarks.
The simple importer takes your Delicious login credentials (or lets you use a one-click OAuth button) and imports all your bookmarks, preserving labels or tags. Considering Google's rather broad reach as a company, the importer is likely more than just a friendly bid for more Google Bookmarks users. Bookmarks was launched in 2005, but it's never been a huge hit — or a money maker — for the company. Last year, Google launched Lists for Bookmarks, a more social feature for bookmarking that put the product into direct competition with Yahoo's Delicious.
At the time, Delicious founder Joshua Schachter was still a Google employee. However, what makes the Delicious importer timing so interesting is Yahoo's recent decision to "sunset," i.e., to sell, Delicious. This isn't the first time Google has made overt overtures to Yahoo services users. 10 Alternatives To Delicious.com Bookmarking.
28 delicious alternatives to Delicious. Well, we've all seen the news that the single most insane idea of the year award can go to Yahoo who are apparently going to be closing Delicious.
Quite why they're not prepared to ask people to pay for access, or even to offer it to someone like the Library of Congress to take over defeats me, but clearly straightforward thinking isn't their forte else they wouldn't be taking this stupid step in the first place. So, if you want to choose a different bookmarking resource, what options are available to you? The good news is that there's quite a lot. A1 Webmarks. I don't personally like the look and feel of this service, but that might just be me. Bibsonomy does what you'd expect from a social bookmarking service. Blinklist is nice looking, but you can't import stuff, so is of limited value to refugees.
DublinCityPublicLibraries' Bookmarks on Delicious. Westervillelibrary. Stumbleupon.com Personalized Recommendations to Help You Discover the Best of the Web. LinkaGoGo - free Online Favorites manager and Social Bookmarking Application. Pinboard: social bookmarking for introverts. BuddyMarks. BibSonomy. Diigo - Web Highlighter and Sticky Notes, Online Bookmarking and Annotation, Personal Learning Network. Diigo and Delicious « Interactive Inquiry.
Several weeks ago, I wrote a post about the new features of Diigo, Version 5.
As a result of that blog post, I was contacted by Maggie Tsai, co-founder of Diigo, who asked me to help update a comparison chart on their website. This post contains a ‘pretty’ version of that document. What do you think? Did I miss anything? Are you a Delicious user who spotted something inaccurate? Also, I’m really excited to help moderate a Classroom 2.0 session about Diigo version 5.0 on July 31st at 11:00 AM Central. Follow the link for the feature to learn more about how each service implements it. Organize your bookmarks with tags Diigo, Delicious, and most modern browsers allow you to assign tags to your bookmarks. <<Back to Top>> Popular Bookmarks Both Diigo and Delicious (along with many other social bookmarking services) allow you to see what other users are bookmarking. Anytime, anywhere access to your bookmarks Share your bookmarks with others Powerful, customizable search tools Groups Lists Like this: Historious - bookmarking done right: historious, your personal search engine.
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