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Diigo (DEE-go) is a Social bookmarking website which allows signed users to bookmark and tag web-pages. More exclusively, it allows users to highlight any part of a webpage and attach sticky notes to specific highlights or to a whole page. These annotations can be kept private, shared with a group within Diigo or a special link forwarded to someone else. The name "Diigo" is an abbreviation for "Digest of Internet Information, Groups and Other stuff".[1]

The launch of Diigo met with mixed responses from the unimpressed [2] to the enthusiastic [3]. Diigo beta was listed as one of the top 10 research tools by CNET in 2006.[4].

Outside the website, Diigo's graphical user interface includes an optional bookmarklet, or a customizable toolbar, with various search capabilities. Highlight is enabled by a menu, that can either appear automatically when content is selected, or be embedded into the Context menu.

[edit] References

1. ^ Diigo is about Social Annotation
2. ^ Diigo Launches, Nobody Cares
3. ^ Diigo Offers "Social Annotation" Tool - Search Engine Watch
4. ^ Get smart: Top 10 research tools - Internet

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