Macworld: News: Yahoo buys social bookmarking firm Del.icio.us

Another one bites the dust……

Macworld: News: Yahoo buys social bookmarking firm Del.icio.us
By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News Service

Yahoo has acquired Del.icio.us, a New York-based startup that is considered a pioneer in social bookmarking, a type of online service that lets users save, annotate and tag links to their favorite Web pages and share their lists with other users.

Both Yahoo and Del.icio.us separately announced the deal on Friday afternoon (U.S. eastern time) via postings on official blogs. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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