Yahoo! Bookmarks and MyWeb

Yahoo!’s social bookmarking system is worth looking at because Yahoo! is a big company (with tons of users) that is adamant about getting heavily into the folksonomic space (by buying and Flickr, for instance). Yahoo!’s MyWeb 2.0 certainly has attractive features, including the ability to save web pages. In addition to, Yahoo! also has two other bookmarking services:

The relationship between the various Yahoo!-owned services is a bit confusing. The following is according to an explanation by one Yahoo! employee involved with the various bookmarking systems:[227]

Let’s look at using the API documentation ( The following are the three calls currently available in the API (yahooid=rdhyee&appid=?

Unfortunately, there’s currently no method in the API to add bookmarks to one’s collection.