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. 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. 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. 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. Historious - bookmarking done right: historious, your personal search engine. Licorize - for the web worker tribe.
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The idea. 10. DBpedia. DBpedia is a crowd-sourced community effort to extract structured information from Wikipedia and make this information available on the Web.
DBpedia allows you to ask sophisticated queries against Wikipedia, and to link the different data sets on the Web to Wikipedia data. We hope that this work will make it easier for the huge amount of information in Wikipedia to be used in some new interesting ways. Furthermore, it might inspire new mechanisms for navigating, linking, and improving the encyclopedia itself. News DBpedia Version 2014 releasedHi all, we are happy to announce the release of DBpedia 2014. DBpedia Spotlight V0.7 releasedDBpedia Spotlight is an entity linking tool for connecting free text to DBpedia through the recognition and disambiguation of entities and concepts from the DBpedia KB. The DBpedia Knowledge Base Knowledge bases are playing an increasingly important role in enhancing the intelligence of Web and enterprise search and in supporting information integration.
Faviki Social bookmarking tool using smart semantic Wikipedia (DBpedia) tags. Faviki is a social bookmarking tool that lets you use Wikipedia concepts as tags.
Faviki allows you to keep your own tags and connect them to common, universal concepts from the world's largest collection of knowledge! Free-word tags do not have defined meanings, so it isn’t always clear what a particular tag represents. Does the tag “jaguar” represent the animal, the car company, or the operating system?