social bookmarking

social bookmarking

noun Digital Technology.
the practice of saving bookmarked Web pages to a public website as a way to share the links with other Internet users: Social bookmarking is a tool that allows you to add tags and comments to your bookmarks.
Compare social tagging.


Origin:
2000–05

social bookmark, noun
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Main Entry:  social bookmarking
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a method for storing and managing bookmarks of Web pages with individually chosen keywords; also, the sharing of this data
Example:  The most popular of the social bookmarking site may be del.icio.us.
Etymology:  2004
Usage:  also social bookmark, n.
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