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    • By, Looja Tuladhar Social Bookmarking
    • Introduction
      • Definition:
      • Social bookmarking is a way of storing and c lassifying
      • Internet bookmarks, meant to help Internet users find other
      • sites they might be interested in .
      • Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to store,
      • organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web pages on
      • the Internet (Wikipedia).
    • History
      • The concept of social bookmarking dates back to April 1996 when tList.com was launched.
      • Followed by web sites like Backflip, Blink, Clip2, Hotlink and Quiver .
      • The new era begins in 2005-2006.
      • The first wave : del.icio.us, Furl and Simpy
      • The second wave Diigo, Netvouz, Ma.gnolia and Stumble Upon.
    • List of Popular Bookmarking Software
      • Blue Dot
      • BookmarkSync
      • del.icio.us
      • CiteULike
      • Connotea
      • Digg
      • Diigo
      • Furl
      • GiveALink.org
      • Ma.gnolia
      • My Web
      • Mixx
      • Newsvine
      • Propeller.com
      • Linkwad
      • Reddit
      • Simpy
      • SiteBar
      • StumbleUpon
    • Uses of Social Bookmarking:
        • Track all the interesting sites you find
        • Network with other people having same interest around the world.
        • Organize web references for research
        • Contact other people for professional networking based on their social book mark.
    • Advantage and Disadvantage of Social Bookmarking
      • Advantages
      • Disadvantages
      • Can rank a resource by how many users have bookmarked it letting users know how many others have found it useful.
      • Provides an easy way to share bookmarks with your contacts
      • Can be better than search engines because all tag-based classification of web sites is done by humans who understand the content as oppose to software.
      • No standard set of key words.
      • Some tags can be unclear or have multiple meanings
      • No mechanism to indicate hierarchical relationships between tags.
    • The most popular bookmark websites.
      • According to the www.problogger.net
      • StumbleUpon –is the Most Popular Social Bookmarking Site.
      StumbleUpon 31% Delicious 21% Digg 19%
    • Popular Bookmarking websites
      • Stumbleupon
      • http://www.stumbleupon.com/
      • Del.icio.us
      • http://del.icio.us/
      • Digg
      • http://digg.com/
    • References:
      • Wikipedia
      • www.problogger.net
      • Study material provided in the class
      • Google Search Engine