Apr 27 2009
Social Bookmarks are the way to surf the freshest waves on the ‘net.
Hot trends are bookmarked and tagged by other surfers, and in a click you can see what’s heating up the web.
There are a heap of different sites that host social bookmarks. You pick might be influenced by the complementary software, or the site’s unique features. Here’s the best…
The leader of the pack, delicious relies on a minimal interface and boosts a large number of users. There are plenty of free applications to make delicious all the more tasty to Mac users.
Access and post bookmarks to your del.icio.us account. This free application will even load bookmarked pages in a preview pane.
Rather access your del.icio.us bookmarks from the menubar? Delibar’s your choice. Just don’t ask me about the icon.
Firefox users will be happy to know there’s two extensions for integrating del.icio.us into the browser. delicious lets you manage your del.icio.us bookmarks in a sidebar, and post to your account from a contextual menu.
Foxylicious brings your del.icio.us bookmarks right into your browser bookmarks. You can set it to sync from your account daily.
Spurl offers a sidebar for saving and searching your bookmarks through their free service. It supports about every browser out there.
The Firefox spurlbar extension adds toolbar buttons and contextual menu items to add bookmarks.
This social bookmarks manager has the most straightforward interface. You can browse and rate bookmarks from like minded surfers from the StumbleUpon toolbar.
You can post to StumbleUpon (as well as Spurl, del.icio.us and more) from Firefox with the Slogger extension.
Now, grab a wave and share the surf. Goodness knows there are plenty of choices.
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