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social bookmarking

[ soh-shuhl book-mahr-king ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəl ˈbʊkˌmɑr kɪŋ /
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noun Digital Technology.

the practice of saving bookmarked web pages to a public website as a way to share the links with other internet users: Social bookmarking is a tool that allows you to add tags and comments to your bookmarks.

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Origin of social bookmarking

First recorded in 2000–05

OTHER WORDS FROM social bookmarking

social bookmark, noun
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