Pinboard Acquires Delicious Just to Shut It Down

Pinboard has acquired Delicious, a bookmarking site people from the dim and distant past may remember. Or not. Delicious has been a thing since 2003, and it’s still hanging on in there. However, it looks like the end may finally be nigh for this relic of the old-skool interwebs. In 2003, Joshua Schachter launched Delicious as a social bookmarking service designed to let users save and share links. It did this with aplomb, leading Yahoo to acquire it in 2005. Delicious has changed hands multiple times since, but the site may have found its final owner in Pinboard. Pinboard Acquires…

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