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Friday, November 25, 2011

Trunk.ly acquired by Delicious

As of November 9, 2011, it was announced that the newish owners of Delicious had acquired trunk.ly (which I'd blogged about before). However, even earlier (in September), my manager had blogged about Delicious' apparent demise, as precipitated by the takeover by AVOS.

Trunk.ly has promised to remain functional until the start of next year, but I've found that attempts to use the Delicious import feature are failing (the page times out). The export for trunk.ly worked without any problems.

I'm sincerely hoping that Delicious gets their act together, and that soon it'll have incorporated trunk.ly's ease of use, and restored lost tags and works glitch-free for all the pre-existing (or surviving?) users.

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Professional: I served as "Senior Enterprise SEO Strategist" in IBM's Digital Marketing division until early 2018, during which I provided consulting and training services for both internal and external clients. Before this I was involved in Natural Language Processing, software localization, quality assurance and documentation authoring.
Currently, I am stewarding a taxonomy and scaling the learning curve to (the IT sense of) ontologies.
Personal: INTJ Nikkei Nisei ex-patriated Canadian who takes photographs and enjoys Baroque through late Classical music. The G+ page shares some of the "best of" photos.