DEL.ICIO.US<br /> BY <br />TIM ASHWORTH, SERGIO ALVARADO, TIM LLOYD, AND COURTNEY CHAPMAN<br />
OVERVIEW<br />Delicious is a social bookmarking service where you can upload bookmarks and access them not only from your computer browser but any browser. You could share the bookmark and see what other people are bookmarking . You could also categorize them according to your likings.<br />
DISCRIPTION<br />Social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. <br />This was created in 2003 and acquired by Yahoo in 2005<br />
How the product or service can be used by different groups, giving real user examples where possible-<br />The product could be used by different groups in the matter of how many websites there are. You could also type in a keyword in the search box and view what bookmarks that have to do with the keyword. In today’s society there are websites to anyone’s liking. In example, if somebody pays attention to sports they can go to ESPN.com and then sign on to del.icio.us and bookmark their favorite article just by copying and pasting the URL.<br />
FEATURES & BENEFITS<br />Fresh- makes it easy to find the most recent activity is around the world. This replaced the homepage hotlist which you can still find on the “popular bookmarks” tab. “Fresh” combines Del.icio.us bookmarks and Twitter conversations o help know what is happening now.<br />Share- You can send bookmarks to your friends by e-mail when they are not on Del.icio.us<br />Search- Over the past year the search box has been fixed to better benefit the user. it now has search suggestions as you type in the search bar, easier tagging filters and a timeline graph to show when the bookmark was originally shared.<br />
FEATURES & BENEFITS<br />•Tags- You can assign tags to your bookmarks to help organize and remember them. You can assign as many tags to a bookmark as you would like. Tags can also be deleted or renamed.<br />•Bookmarks- By bookmarking your web pages on Del.icio.us you can access them from any computer even though you found the sites on your home P.C. Social bookmarking has another advantage allowing you to share with your friends, co-workers, or anyone else which is good for reference, amusement and collaboration.<br />•Network, Subscription and Inbox- Network connects you to your family, friends, co-workers, and even people that share the same interest. With subscription you can watch all of your favorite tags in one place. The inbox is not visible to other users but allows the users to send bookmarks to you<br />
SUPPORTED APPLICATIONS<br />It supports every application known. For example:<br />It supports Firefox, Safari, Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, etc.<br />
HOW TO GET IT<br />First, you need a computer and go to www.delicious.com and create an account for FREE! And get started!<br />
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