Search engines seem to be increasingly useless in producing relevant results when users search for something specific. Even Google – which used to solve all query problems – often produces mediocre results, giving users paid search results that aren’t quite what they’re looking for.
Social bookmarking often produces not only relevant but also better results, wasting much less of a user’s time. Searching on StumbleUpon for example, saves a user from going through pages of irrelevant Google results. Other popular examples of social bookmarking websites are:
…but there are a lot more out there for you to use. Each one has its own feature set that enhances the user experience, but ultimately it just boils down to user preference when it comes to picking a favorite.
What’s your experience with social bookmarking? Do you use it?