R.I.P. Delicious: You Were So Beautiful to Me

The Library of Congress should have bought it, similar to the way it has now archived every Tweet ever tweeted.

So much value. So unappreciated. So tragically lost. Where will we all gather next, where our bookmarks can be centralized for maximum network effect? Perhaps this story demonstrates that’s not the right question to ask.

What are the other good services in this same market? I don’t even know where to ask that question anymore.

See also: Delicious’s Data Policy is Like Setting a Museum on Fire

I just can’t beleive Yahoo couldn’t find a business model for Delicious. I would have payed a small, nominal yearly fee for it.

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