JFC, Yahoo is shutting down Delicious
. What. WHAT. WHAT
I have 2700 bookmarks saved there right now, most of them (1613) fic. A lot of my fannish friends do too. And fannish comms. And challenges. And kink memes. And International Blogging Against Racism Week, and...
This isn't 'LJ's going under' levels of oshit
, but it's still going to be bad - there really isn't anywhere (afaik) for people to go. A couple people (we're talking about this over on Twitter as I type) have mentioned Pinboard
, which looks shiny, but that $7 sign-up fee's a big obstacle to fannish migration.
In conclusion, WHAT.
ETA: Both bookshop
) and copperbadge
) are hosting OMG WTF WHAT DO WE DO discussions.
Also, it turns out the AO3 can bookmark external links! Except there's no import and the interface is not-good. Maybe they can fix that?
ETA 2: Actually, everyone
is hosting OMG WTF WHAT DO WE DO discussions. Via cimorene
: 11 Ways to Backup your del.icio.us bookmarks
. That's the first, most important step. Don't forget to do it!
ETA 3: The OTW just tweeted
about the Delicious shut down and recommend the AO3, with a promise of more news to follow. So they know about it, at least!
Meanwhile, over at deliciouslymad
, a former Delicious employee is talking about starting up a new fannish-friendly bookmarking service.