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Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Just when you need a bookmark

http://www.disarranging.com/review/archives/non_photo/delicious_screenshot_051228_0645-thumb.jpg I just attempted to access my Delicious bookmarks only to find an empty page. I checked a few other people's bookmarks, and those are missing too. (Click image for full size screen shot.)

What is the deal? Are they performing web maintenance that results in the deletion of bookmarks? If so, when will they come back? Is this something that Delicious does everyday at this time? I'm giving Delicious and its new owner the benefit of the doubt here.

Okay, I just checked the Delicious blog. It appears they are suffering from a power outage. The last item on December 27, 2005, states, "Update (6:57 AM EST): Everything is back online." That probably should be December 28.

Not quite. I hope they soon realize the bookmarks are missing and have a way to restore a back-up.

UPDATE at 9:48 a.m.: Still no change. However, I just added a bookmark to my delicious account, but it's not showing up. I really hope they're on this. In the meantime, I'm exploring Blinklist as a possible alternative. Blinklist looks familiar, but I'm not sure why.

UPDATE at 3:30 p.m.: Everything appears to be back in place. It probably happened before now, but I've been away from my computer until now.

Posted by Marie at December 28, 2005 6:53 AM

Comments

While you are having trouble with del.icio.us, why not give www.blinklist.com a try? I really think you might like it. If you do check out our new site, I would love to hear your thoughts. Mike

Posted by: Mik at December 28, 2005 7:32 AM