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Yahoo Shuts Down One of Three Bookmarking Services
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Fans of Yahoo MyWeb might be disappointed to know that the service is shutting down. A trip to the site will welcome users with the following message:

We are streamlining our bookmark services. As part of this effort Yahoo! will be shutting down MyWeb on March 18, 2009 and moving users to Yahoo! Bookmarks. Your MyWeb bookmarks are already available to you on Yahoo! Bookmarks. You can begin using this new service now or continue using MyWeb until the shutdown date.

Delicious Founder And Former Yahoo Goes To Google

The shortest drivable route between the headquarters of Google and Yahoo is a little more than five miles long, taking people around a golf course, Moffett Federal Airfield, and Ames Research Center.  We’d like to recommend that Google build a direct tunnel to make the ongoing employee transfer easier.

Delicious Adds Bulk Editing Feature
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Delicious has introduced a "Bulk Edit" feature, that allows users to easily share, unshare, tag, and untag numerous bookmarks all at once. The feature is simply a way to make the social bookmarking service more usable.

Where Would This Come in Handy?

Delicious Goes Mobile
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DeliciousDelicious has launched a mobile version of the popular social bookmarking service, which can be found at http://m.delicious.com. Stephen Hood at the Delicous Blog writes:

Delicious Provides a New Way to Listen to Audio
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Delicous has started integrating Yahoo Music’s FoxyPlayer into the social bookmarking site. Users can now listen to playlists based on bookmarks.

Taste This: Yahoo Plays A New Delicious Lick

The social bookmarking site, Delicious, received a makeover in search and apperance for its 5 million users.

Yahoo No Longer Delicious For Schachter
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The founder of bookmarking service Delicious, Joshua Schachter, plans to follow several other executives out the door at Yahoo.

Much ado about Delicious robots

Bots arriving from Google, Ask.com, and MSN to sample pages on the bookmarking site Delicious hit a robots.txt block. As do Yahoo’s Slurp bots too. It’s no big deal.

Zune Software Download Now Available!
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Hey Everyone, The Zune Software is currently up on Zune.net.

» You can find the software HERE. System Requirements

Yahoo Search Results (Sometimes) Get Delicious

If we hadn’t reached the point at which it’s okay to spell a certain site’s name without two periods, well . . . you probably wouldn’t be reading this story.  But since we’ve gotten there, it seems safe to report that Yahoo is integrating info from Delicious into its search results.Yahoo Search Results (Sometimes) Get Delicious

Delicious Results from Yahoo

I’m a recent convert to the benefits of social bookmarking site del.icio.us.

Sure, as an internet marketer I’ve always had a del.icio.us account, but that was only to be used when trying to promote web content. :-) Mid-way through 2007, I actually started using del.icio.us the way it’s supposed to be used, and I love it!

Breaking Down Yahoo’s Social Landscape

Yahoo! has been a very influential provider of social services online for quite some time.

Yahoo's Social Universe

Over the last few years they have either created or purchased online social sites, here is a quick breakdown of some of the major start-ups and acquisitions:

Mahalo Making Social Improvements

Mahalo, everyone’s favorite human-powered search engine and Jason Calacanis venture, has announced a few more “socially” improvements to its site. One of the major updates leverages other social media sites; the other is frankly patterned after another.

SES – Actionable Social Media
Community-built web sites, the popular Wikipedia and new sites allowing content being shared through "tagging" can be a great way to tap into links and search-driven traffic. This session looks at some social media services and strategies to tap into them in an appropriate manner.

Moderator: Anne Kennedy, Manager, Managing Partner, Beyond Ink

Web 2.0 for Event Promotion

How do you leverage a the Web and Internet marketing to promote your upcoming event? There are so many channels of distribution, the possibilities are almost endless. Here’s a checklist of what I did to promote an upcoming workshop I’m teaching at flyte called "How to Plan, Build and Promote a Business Blog."

Yahoo Search Looks For 2007 Trends

The typical celebrity crises that grab lots of attention in search may have reached a point where Yahoo’s Search team has had far too much Lohan, Hilton, and Spears this year.

Free WSJ Online Access Coming

Rupert Murdoch plans to make WSJ.com free to increase readership and generate far more in advertising. Right now the site gets 1 million viewers and Murdoch hopes to see it go to 15 million. For now a subscription just to the online edition is $79 for a year.

Making Yahoo Visible
If you think of Yahoo, what springs to mind?

SMX Rewind

So much covered, seen and happened in just two days. From FaceBook to Wikipedia and everything about social media in between. Finally, we wind up and take a dekko at all that we and everyone else from the SEM community have covered:

SMX: Marketer’s Guide to Social Bookmarking & Tagging
Consumers are sharing best-of-Web content with bookmarking and tagging sites like Del.icio.us and StumbleUpon. Flickr, YouTube and Technorati tap into "tagging" to categorize material, so people interested in topics can locate community finds. This session is a marketer’s guide to using bookmarking and tagging effectively.

Moderator: Danny Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief, Search Engine Land

SMX Social Media: Social Bookmarking

At the SMX Social Media Conference panelists spoke about tagging and social bookmarking.

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