List of social bookmarking websites

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Social bookmarking websites allow Internet users to organize and store bookmarks to online resources.

The sites provide folksonomy-based tagging, sharing features, web feeds, and bookmarklets to easily add entries.[1] Users can access their bookmarks from any computer.[1]

Name Description Web address
BibSonomy BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature. bibsonomy.org
BookmarkSync Retired
CiteULike citeulike.org
Delicious The site was bought by Avos Systems on April 27, 2011 though was operated by Yahoo! until July 2011.[2] delicious.com
Digg digg.com
Diigo Designed to bookmark web pages and highlight key points for reference. Free. diigo.com
GiveALink.org givealink.org
Google Bookmarks Bookmarking service By Google google.com/bookmarks
Knowledge Plaza Enterprise bookmarking tool for websites, documents, contacts, e-mails, discussions, book references and wikis. knowledgeplaza.net
Licorize Bookmarking tool which integrates bookmarking with to-do management and Getting Things Done styled tools. licorize.com
Mister Wong mister-wong.com
Newsvine
Oneview
Pearltrees Collaborative bookmark exploration and curation tool organized and presented like a mind map. pearltrees.com
Pinboard Social networking site with functions similar to the original Delicious. One-time signup fee. pinboard.in
Pinterest pinterest.com
Reddit Users submit content in the form of either a link or a text ("self") post. Links and content can be voted on. reddit.com
SiteBar sitebar.org
Squidoo squidoo.com
StumbleUpon StumbleUpon is a discovery engine that finds and recommends web content to its users. stumbleupon.com
Twine [3]
Xmarks xmarks.com

Defunct sites[edit]

  • Furl: web page clipping and archiving service, founded in 2003 and acquired by Diggo in 2009.[4]
  • Amplify: web clipping service, bought by Clipboard in 2012.[5] The current website, Amplify.com, runs an education service launched in 2012 by News Corp, which has no relation to the prior bookmark service.
  • Clipmarks: a Delicious-like social bookmarking service, bought by Clipboard in 2012.[5]
  • Faves: as of January 2012, the service is no longer active. [1]
  • Connotea: discontinued service on March 12, 2013. [2]
  • My Web: as of November 2005 - redeveloped social bookmarking website. [3]
  • Simpy (formerly de.lirio.us)
  • Gnolia (formerly Ma.gnolia)

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