social bookmarking

  • Hop.in Launches Gesture-Based Sharing App

    Hop.in Launches Gesture-Based Sharing App

    The first thing I asked Andres Godoy and José Daire about their new app called Hop.in — launching this week at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco — was “isn’t this just like Pinterest?” Andres was quick to note that the point of the app is not as much about the content as it is about the gesture-based controls that make sharing or logging the content a breeze. Read More

  • As Social Bookmarking Reignites, Venture-Backed Clipboard Acquires Clipmarks & Amplify

    As Social Bookmarking Reignites, Venture-Backed Clipboard Acquires Clipmarks & Amplify

    Clipboard, the web clipping service founded by former Overture vet Gary Flake, has just completed the acquisitions of two competitors, Amplify and Clipmarks. The startup, which is taking on the challenge of reviving social bookmarking, is backed by many top notch investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, SV Angel, Betaworks, DFJ, First Round, CrunchFund (note: TechCrunch… Read More

  • Interview: A conversation with Larry Halff about the relaunch of Ma.gnolia

    Many of you may remember Ma.gnolia—the nifty social bookmarking tool that unfortunately imploded at the beginning of this year. Founded by Larry Halff almost 4 years ago, the site had a different aesthetic and attitude toward sharing information. It was one of the more community-minded tools I remember from that era, offering features like the ability to “thank” the sharer of… Read More

  • Toobla: Collect and share your favorite stuff from the web. 1000 Beta accounts available.

    Toobla. Say it five times fast. Tooblatooblatooblatooblatoobla. There, that was easy wasn’t it. No? It wasn’t easy, you say? Well, repeating the memorable name is the hardest part about using this nifty new visual bookmarking/content sharing web site whose public beta comes to you September 14, straight outta my home town in the heart of “Sili-Corn… Read More

  • Intel opens software bookmarking site to the public

    Once an internal bookmarking site shared amongst Intel employees, Cool Software is now open to the public. It’d be easy to take potshots at the lame name, the photo of five people in summer clothes leaping into the air atop a frozen lake, and that it’s basically the same stuff you could find in the software section of Digg.com but the fact that it’s little more than an… Read More