Yahoo Killing Off Social Bookmarking Site Delicious

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Hot on the heals of a report Yahoo will be laying off a significant portion of its workforce, a recently leaked photo from Yahoo’s all-hands meeting shows a number of Web applications that will be discontinued or “sunset” in development terms. The biggest of these is Delicious which is regularly used by social bookmarkers as well as SEOs to build links and traffic.

Yahoo Discontinuin Delicious

Yahoo Discontinuin Delicious

A few of the other apps being ‘killed-off’ include:

So, what are your thoughts – do you use these services? Will you miss them?

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