Top 20 Online Social Bookmarking Sites

A social bookmarking website is a place to collect, organize and share everything( photos, music, recipes, books, movies ) you like online, using it to discover similar stuffs you like is easy as pie.

Nowadays many of us visit social networking websites( e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Stumbleupon, Reddit and Digg ) every day, but to find more friends who have the same interests as you, social bookmarking websites maybe better places, check out them now:

1. Xmarks

Xmarks

Xmarks is a popular online bookmark management service, it allows to synchronize and back up your bookmarks automatically across different computers( Windows, Mac, Linux ), smartphones( iPhone, Android, BlackBerry ) and browsers( Firefox, Safari, Chrome, IE, Dolphin ).

Another benefit of using Xmarks is that you can find similar websites to your favourite one easily, for example, the alternatives to Amazon.com include eBay, NewEgg, Best Buy, Walmart, Overstock, etc. Click this link to check out all of them.

2. Scoop.it

Scoop.it

Scoop.it is a rapid growing social sharing website, it allows to make your own digital magazine on any subject you find interesting on the Internet and share them with other guys.

3. Delicious

Delicious

Delicious is a sophisticated social bookmark management and sharing site, you can bookmark a website, make the link private or public, and arrange them by tag.

4. Pinterest

Pinterest

Pinterest is an online pinboard for collecting and sharing content( photos, videos and other objects ) from all over the web.

The categories include: Animals, Architecture, Art, Cars & Motorcycles, Celebrities, Design, DIY & Crafts, Education, Film, Music & Books, Food & Drink, Gardening, Geek, Hair & Beauty, Health & Fitness, History, Holidays & Events, Home Decor, Humor, Illustrations & Posters, Kids, Men’s Fashion, Outdoors, Photography, Products, Quotes, Science & Nature, Sports, Tattoos, Technology, Travel, Weddings, Women’s Fashion, Videos.

5. Diigo

Diigo

Diigo is a place to store and manage your bookmarks, highlights, docs, notes and images, similar to delicious, it arrages bookmarks by tags.

6. Clipboard

Clipboard

Clipboard is a web clipping service similar to Pinterest and Evernote, anybody could sign in it with Facebook, clip, organize and share web content in any topic.

Besides that, Clipboard allows to create online rich text notes, which means that you can clip any webpage, edit and save it in the cloud.

7. Scuttle

Scuttle

This open source and cross-platform project is a web-based social bookmarking application which can help you to build your own bookmarking system, it allows multiple users to collect, organize and share their favourite websites.

Scuttle lets you sort bookmarks by tag, rating, date, title or URL, it’s an excellent replacement to Delicious and Google bookmarks, I have been using it for years.

8. Pinboard

Pinboard

This social bookmarking website will cost you $9.91 to sign up, then you can use it free forever, there’s no advertisement. Pinboard allows to add bookmarks, notes and read later bookmarklets anytime, anyplace, it offers a custom version for mobile devices such as iPhone at m.pinboard.in.

Pinboard is available in English, Fran?ais, 日本語, Deutsch, Pусский and Polski.

9. Springpad

Springpad

Springpad is an alternative to Pinterest, it allows to add your favourite movies, music, books, places, recipes and other stuffs to any notebook, or create an alarm, event, task, contact or check list to improve your work performance.

You can explore the notebooks created by other people and follow any one you like.

Springpad is also available on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for free, check out it now.

10. Zootool

Zootool

Zootool is an online visual bookmark manager to organize and share pictures, videos and web pages, each item you collected will be displayed as a thumbnail image.

11. GetPocket

GetPocket

GetPocket is a read it later web app that let’s you store web pages to read them later.

12. Instapaper

Instapaper

Another tool to save web pages for reading later on any device: computer, iPhone, iPad or Kindel.

13. PearlTrees

PearlTrees

PearlTrees is a service to discover, organize and share your discoveries in any topic, each item( pearl ) will be organized in a tree structure, hence its name.

14. Google Bookmarks

Google Bookmarks

With Google Bookmarks, it’s easy to bookmark, organize and search your favourite links.

To create your own clone of Google bookmarks, Scuttle is an excellent option, it’s free and open source, you can create a bookmark manager either on your own computer or on your own server, it works on Windows, Mac and Linux, it’s fully customizable and flexible if you know how to programming.

15. FFFFOUND

FFFFOUND

FFFFOUND is an image bookmarking site that allows to share your favorite photos with others online, you need to request an invitation to register for a free account.

16. Blinklist

Blinklist

Blinklist enables users to bookmark and share cool websites without cost a dime, it allows to import bookmarks from delicious and export bookmarks to HTML, CVS or JSON format.

17. Bibsonomy

Bibsonomy

Bibsonomy is an online service for sharing bookmarks and publication for free, you can post bookmarks / publication, or upload files in BibTeX, EndNote or PDF format.

18. Chime.in

chime.in

Chime.in is a social bookmarking site to discover and share any cool thing you like.

19. Yahoo Bookmarks

Yahoo Bookmarks

Yahoo Bookmarks is a simple online bookmark manager, it allows to import bookmarks from your browser( IE, FireFox, Safari ) or export them to Internet Explorer favorites, Firefox bookmarks or XML format.

20. Mister Wong

Mister Wong

Mister Wong is a social bookmarking website with over 1 million users around the world.