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The concept of shared online bookmarks dates back to April 1996 with the launch of itList, the features of which included public and private bookmarks.
Within the next three years, online bookmark services became competitive, with venture-backed companies such as Backflip, Blink, Clip2, ClickMarks, HotLinks, and others entering the market. They provided folders for organizing bookmarks, and some services automatically sorted bookmarks into folders (with varying degrees of accuracy).
What Social Bookmarking does?
Help people find like minds
Discover new resources
Point web visitors to your favorite sites
Republish fav links to blog, website, forum
Track all the interesting sites you find
Organize web references for research
Network with other educators around the globe who share your interests.
Create social bookmark accounts for your school's academic departments. Teachers within the department all contribute to the growing database of web resources.
Contact other people for professional networking, based on their social bookmarks.
Uses of Social Bookmarking in Education
Allow yourself and your students to share bookmarks on research topics.
Subscribe to someone's bookmarks via RSS and receive updates whenever they add new websites.
Collaborate on projects with other schools, sharing bookmarks between all participating communities.
List of Social Bookmarking Websites
Digg : The very popular Digg. Digg is a technology news website that combines social bookmarking, blogging, RSS, and non-hierarchical editorial control.
Del.icio.us : How can I not add this one. I see this one as the godfather of social bookmarking.
StumbleUpon : It discovers web sites based on your interests, learns what you like and brings you more.