Yahoo buys del.icio.us

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del.icio.us’s Joshua Schachter posted this news at del.icio.us blog.

We’re proud to announce that del.icio.us has joined the Yahoo! family.  Together we’ll continue to improve how people discover, remember and share on the Internet, with a big emphasis on the power of community.  We’re excited to be working with the Yahoo! Search team – they definitely get social systems and their potential to change the web. (We’re also excited to be joining our fraternal twin Flickr!)

– Also read Red Herring’s wrap up

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2 Responses to “Yahoo buys del.icio.us”

  1. Subject Matters » Blog Archive » SUBJECT MATTERS: Why Google did not pursue del.icio.us Says:

    […] Subject Matters Tag Liner’s Blog on Emerging Technologies, Marketplaces, Challenges, Opportunities and Trends « Yahoo buys del.icio.us […]

  2. SUBJECT MATTERS: Why Google did not pursue del.icio.us « Techliner Says:

    […] My first reaction to this particular news was a great surprise. To be honest it was long time since my last try to use Yahoo services (not counting newly purchased ones). For my personal perception as an end user (as well as techy guy) del.icio.us is kind of Web 2.0 service I associated with my experience of using rather those by Google, not by Yahoo. That is why I am not happy as a user to learn about this deal. As much as I was not happy to learn some time ago that Flickr and then Skype was landed at Yahoo. […]

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