What is Delicious?


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

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What is Delicious?

  1. 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. 2. What is social bookmarking? <ul><li>Social bookmarking is a way for people to accumulate, categorize, find, and control information from web pages on the Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Users save links to their favourite and most useful web pages, in order to remember information. </li></ul><ul><li>Although bookmarks are usually public, they can be saved privately and shared with others. </li></ul>
  3. 3. About the website <ul><li>What is Delicious? </li></ul><ul><li>Delicious is an internet site designed to allow you access to any website that you bookmark, no matter what computer you are using. </li></ul><ul><li>Why use a website to bookmark information, instead of just using your home computer? </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Aside from being a bookmarking tool, what does Delicious offer? </li></ul><ul><li>Access to bookmarks made by other people with similar interests as yourself </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to view friends bookmarks and add them for your own benefit </li></ul><ul><li>The choice to tag specific words to make your search within an article easier. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Main Page Popular bookmarked sites. Popular Tagged subjects.
  5. 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. 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. 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. 8. Personal Bookmark List Most tagged (used) words out of your Bookmarks.
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