List of social bookmarking websites

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Social bookmarking websites are centralized online services which allow users to store and share Internet bookmarks. Such sites typically offer a blend of social and organizational tools, such as annotation, categorization, folksonomy-based tagging, commenting, and interface with other kinds of services like citation management software and social networking sites.[1]

Name Description Web address
BibSonomy BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature.
Delicious The site was bought by Avos Systems on April 27, 2011 though was operated by Yahoo! until July 2011.[2]
Diigo Designed to bookmark web pages and highlight key points for reference. Free.
Google Bookmarks Bookmarking service By Google
Knowledge Plaza Enterprise bookmarking tool for websites, documents, contacts, e-mails, discussions, book references and wikis.
Licorize Bookmarking tool which integrates bookmarking with to-do management and Getting Things Done styled tools.
Mister Wong
Pearltrees Collaborative bookmark exploration and curation tool organized and presented like a mind map.
Pinboard Social networking site with functions similar to the original Delicious. One-time signup fee.
Reddit Users submit content in the form of either a link or a text ("self") post. Links and content can be voted on.
StumbleUpon StumbleUpon is a discovery engine that finds and recommends web content to its users.
We Heart It We Heart It is an image-based social network for inspiring images

Defunct sites[edit]

  • Amplify: web clipping service, bought by Clipboard in 2012.[3] The current website,, runs an education service launched in 2012 by News Corp, which has no relation to the prior bookmark service.
  • BookmarkSync
  • Clipmarks: a Delicious-like social bookmarking service, bought by Clipboard in 2012.[3]
  • Connotea: discontinued service on March 12, 2013. [1]
  • Faves: as of January 2012, the service is no longer active. [2]
  • Furl: web page clipping and archiving service, founded in 2003 and acquired by Diigo in 2009.[4]
  • Gnolia (formerly Ma.gnolia)
  • My Web: as of November 2005 - redeveloped social bookmarking website. [3]
  • Simpy (formerly
  • Twine

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