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Taggging/Bookmarking Service Bought By Yahoo

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(via Jeff) I got a tip yesterday about, but couldn’t confirm it…turned out that the buyer is Yahoo. Eight months after the original tagging site got venture funded, it has been bought out.

Yahoo tried similar social efforts like Yahoo360, MyWeb 2.0 and MySearch, but couldn’t really crack the code, so to speak…so it has bought its way out of it instead.

The team now be working with that other Web 2.0 application service Yahoo bought earlier this year, the photo sharing site Flickr

Some more details on Delicious blog, the investors’ blog and on Yahoo Search blog

Reuters: has only nine employees. Venture backers include Union Square Capital, and BV Capital, among others. Some 300,000 users have shared more than 10 million of their favorite links to sites.


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