World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

List of social bookmarking websites

Article Id: WHEBN0014370459
Reproduction Date:

Title: List of social bookmarking websites  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Reference desk/Archives/Computing/2014 July 29, Civil Society Coordination 2.0,, Social software, Lists of websites
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

List of social bookmarking websites

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.
CiteULike CiteULike is a web service which allows users to save and share citations to academic papers.
Delicious The site was bought by Avos Systems on April 27, 2011 though was operated by Yahoo! until July 2011.[2]
Digg Digg is a news aggregator with an editorially driven front page
Diigo Designed to bookmark web pages and highlight key points for reference. Free.
Google Bookmarks Bookmarking service By Google
Pearltrees Collaborative bookmark exploration and curation tool organized and presented like a mind map.
Pinterest Pinterest is a web and mobile application company that offers a visual discovery, collection, sharing, and storage tool.
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

  • 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  • Faves: as of January 2012, the service is no longer active.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

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ Gilbertson, Scott (November 6, 2006). "Social Bookmarking Showdown".  
  2. ^ Guynn, Jessica (27 April 2011). "Bookmark this: YouTube's Chad Hurley and Steve Chen buy Delicious from Yahoo".  
  3. ^ a b As Social Bookmarking Reignites, Venture-Backed Clipboard Acquires Clipmarks & Amplify
  4. ^ Diigo Buys Web Page Clipping Service Furl Away From LookSmart
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.