Followers of Yahoo!
What's Del.icio.us, you ask? I didn't know at first, either. It turns out that Del.icio.us is a "shared memory" site, where folks can share their favorite Internet bookmarks with one another. When users add a site they like to their Del.icio.us list, they can "tag" it with their own custom keywords, making those sites easier to find for users with similar interests. According to Reuters, it is a service that feeds into the Web 2.0 idea, which posits that the Web is moving toward sites that focus on collaboration among users.
Interestingly, Reuters pointed out that Amazon.com
Other recent Yahoo! moves in the area of community-based sites include its swallowing up Flickr, a photo-sharing site, and its recent acquisition of another small collaborative service, Upcoming.org.
It's clear that Yahoo! is working hard to offer hot services that will lure users from formidable competitors like Google
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Alyce Lomax does not own shares of any of the companies mentioned.