I’m not sure what to make of the announcement that Pinboard has acquired Delicious. If Maciej Ceglowski did, indeed, buy the service to preserve the bookmarks then that is a good thing for the open Web.
The news that Instapaper sold to Pinterest shocked me from my early evening domestic routine. At first, it seemed like a mistake. It couldn't be true. And then it sank in.
What began as IFTTT v Pinboard seems to have transitioned to "IFTTT and Pinboard" as the two services reached some sort of agreement last week to preserve some level of integration between the two services and keep Pinboard connected to IFTTT beyond the initial transition deadline.
In the IFTTT v Pinboard battle, the users are hurt the most. It looks like Pinboard will not be supported by IFTTT when IFTTT transitions to its new platform. That sucks.
I was reading a post titled "I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing" and a comment the article's author made about the Web Clipper got me thinking about bookmarks: Because I saved each article with the Web Clipper, I have the entire text of the article and the source link right there,…