What is Delicious?

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A very brief explanation about Delicious & the concept of Social Bookmarking.

A very brief explanation about Delicious & the concept of Social Bookmarking.

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  • 1. Delicious Social Bookmarking What happens when you bookmark an important site, only to realise that you can’t access it on the computer you're on?
  • 2. What is social bookmarking?
    • Social bookmarking is a way for people to accumulate, categorize, find, and control information from web pages on the Internet.
    • Users save links to their favourite and most useful web pages, in order to remember information.
    • Although bookmarks are usually public, they can be saved privately and shared with others.
  • 3. About the website
    • What is Delicious?
    • Delicious is an internet site designed to allow you access to any website that you bookmark, no matter what computer you are using.
    • Why use a website to bookmark information, instead of just using your home computer?
    • Delicious allows you to access your information on all computers, therefore you are able to use a school computer, work computer etc. to find your websites. It is extremely helpful because unlike your memory, you can always rely on Delicious.
    • Aside from being a bookmarking tool, what does Delicious offer?
    • Access to bookmarks made by other people with similar interests as yourself
    • The ability to view friends bookmarks and add them for your own benefit
    • The choice to tag specific words to make your search within an article easier.
  • 4. Main Page Popular bookmarked sites. Popular Tagged subjects.
  • 5. Main Toolbar HOME: The Home button takes you back to the main page( shown above)‏ BOOKMARKS: The Bookmark button takes you to the websites that you have previously saved. PEOPLE: The People button takes you to your Friend Network list. TAGS: The Tag button takes you to a page that shows your tagged words.
  • 6. Click this button ( found in top right corner of Home Page)‏ How to Save a New Bookmark Past URL of website inside this box 1 2 3
  • 7. Popular tag words for this subject Tag specific words that relate to your subject and will help you reference it in the future Choose a title for your subject
  • 8. Personal Bookmark List Most tagged (used) words out of your Bookmarks.