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. bibsonomy.org
CiteULike CiteULikeis a web service which allows users to save and sharecitationstoacademic papers. 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 Diggis anews aggregatorwith an editorially driven front page digg.com
Diigo Designed to bookmark web pages and highlight key points for reference. Free. diigo.com
Fark fark.com
GiveALink.org givealink.org
Google Bookmarks Bookmarking service By Google google.com/bookmarks
Newsvine newsvine.com
Pearltrees Collaborative bookmark exploration and curation tool organized and presented like a mind map. pearltrees.com
Pinterest Pinterestis a web and mobile application company that offers a visual discovery, collection, sharing, and storage tool. 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
StumbleUpon StumbleUpon is a discovery engine that finds and recommends web content to its users. stumbleupon.com
We Heart It We Heart It is an image-based social network for inspiring images weheartit.com
Xmarks xmarks.com

Defunct sites[edit]

  • Amplify: web clipping service, bought by Clipboard in 2012.[3] The current website, Amplify.com, 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  • Faves: as of January 2012, the service is no longer active.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 de.lirio.us)
  • Twine

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