5 Alternatives for Social Bookmarking To Prepare for Delicious' Passing

The Delicious era is over, so back up that bookmark archive and check out these 5 excellent alternatives to storing and sharing your bookmarks.

With Yahoo taking the rather misguided step of deciding to shutdown the much beloved social bookmarking tool Delicious (formerly Del.icio.us), the first thought in everyone’s mind is – what’s going to happen to all my bookmarks? The internet has been awash in the past 24 hours with negativity towards Yahoo for even considering pulling the popular and handy service, and now signatures even are being collected to petition Yahoo to turn Delicious over to the open source community. The free service was a staple for many internet users and it now has many wondering where to turn in hopes of salvaging years of saved bookmarks.