Del.icio.us allows you to search for bookmarks by tags, much like a search engine. The difference is the pages that appear have been recommended by at least one real user. On the Del.icio.us home page you can view current topics, or type in a keyword such as ‘recipes’.
Choose a bookmark and you’ll be taken to the linked page. If it suits your tastes, you may wish to see what else that user has bookmarked. Click their name in the previous screen (where it says ‘by tehlirian to recipes food’) and you’ll see their bookmarks. If you’re logged in, you can add them to your network.
Click on ‘your network’ and you’ll be shown the most recent bookmarks by all the users in your network. Unlike with MySpace, people don’t have to agree to be in your network (although they can choose to make their network private).
If you know someone who has a Del.icio.us account and you’d like to add them to your network, you can simply type their username into the add box on the ‘your network’ screen. Note that you’ll have to get the name exactly right. To remove users, click on
the cross next to their name on the network screen. J