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Graham Perrin

Where did full-text search of groups go? - 33 views

Reviewing this topic alongside Tren's wishes under and with a focus on group bookmarks

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Graham Perrin

Multiple copies of a bookmark, some without annotations (editable URLs in Diigolet 4.0b14) - 132 views

Now using Diigolet 4.0b14, I definitely caution against using the URL field of the bookmark dialogue to attempt a change of URL. You'll gain an additional bookmark with the same title but a diffe...

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Graham Perrin

A private group, for you alone - 59 views

Benefits (continued) URLs are visible. A command-click (or Linux/Windows control-click) on an unread bookmark, to open it in a new tab, leaves the mark intact — depending on your point of...

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Graham Perrin

Workflow: working with personal and group copies of bookmarks for a URL - 9 views

    Comment 11 outlines my preferred workflow:
Graham Perrin

Adding tags to group bookmarks, topics, messages and conversations; and editing subject... - 33 views

> Consideration: new group support for tag queries that include the > NOT operator… More specifically: a search that's crafted by the member who added the bookmark may be broken (results not as e...

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Graham Perrin

Bug: bookmark broken at creation, URL is missing %22 (quotation mark, U+0022) and beyond - 11 views

Hmm. Annotated link for the newer bookmark in my library is but today's annotations added using Diigolet probably 4.0b14 have appended to the earlier bookmark that should...

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Graham Perrin

Quickly Save and share with individual contact - 45 views

Thanks... I found (and find) this a bit confusing. I see how it works, but: If I choose "Share with Friends" there's no way to specify an individual Diigo contact (seems like there should be)....

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Graham Perrin

"Save" button in your own bookmarks in a group - 81 views

> > > Elsewhere, some time ago in this forum, there's a topic that > > > acknowledges the need to extend/refine menus such as 'More > > > Actions…' in the Diigo Groups UI. > > I'm sorry tha...

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Graham Perrin

Diigo expressions 'Share to…' and 'Add to…' are debatably misleading; the act... - 128 views

> What you are suggesting is a "community" bookmark, which is a > completely different beast all together from the original posted problem. The original post

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Graham Perrin

menu of groups does not indicate the existing share - 42 views

See also Diigolet 3.1b538 menu of lists does not show existing relationships

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SocialStream !

6 Ways to Turn Diigo Into a Traffic Booster - 3 views

  • If you haven’t heard of Diigo yet, it’s high time you took a look and made use of what they have to offer. They define themselves as a powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community. I believe their promise is backed up by the features they offer: bookmarking, annotations, clippings and the possibility to share everything you come across with others.
  • Diigo is not your average social network. Given its strong focus on effective research, most users are there to keep tracks of the domains they’re keen on. Unless you are able to create tons exquisite content on quite a few hot tags of Diigo, just bookmarking your own articles won’t get you very far.
  • So what other ways are there to use Diigo as a traffic generator?
  • ...8 more annotations...
  • 1. Pay attention to your profile
  • 2. Be an active user
  • 3. Build new relationships based on common interests
  • 4. Find your friends
  • 5. Engage peers in meaningful conversations
  • 6. Avoid the temptations of selfishness
  • Traffic should never be the only goal of your joining a certain community.
  • Comparing notes, getting relevant feedback or ideas, being part of a group effort, these can be equally rewarding. Targeted traffic is however what you get in return for your contribution to the community. That said, your best tools to get the most out of Diigo are respect for others, helpfulness, attention to details and constant learning.
The Ravine / Joseph Dunphy

Alphabetizing bookmarks - 396 views

I'm looking through my records for the letter I sent, although, to be honest, at 12:45 am my time, I'm not sure of just how motivated I want to be, so I'll give you the reader's digest version of i...

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jincheng li

Diigo Launches, Nobody Cares - Mashable* - 0 views

  • a crowded space - Ma.gnolia, eSnips, Jots, Fungow, SpinSpy, Simpy, RawSugar are just a few of the players here.
  • Diigo aims to create a better social bookmarking tool.
  • Diigo isn’t a terrible product, but I think it’s safe to say it’s going nowhere. Aside from the few hundred users who find the additional features useful, it’s unlikely to see any real adoption.
  • ...16 more annotations...
  • Rival Clipmarks offers some similar annotation features.
  • t they’re offering a “better
  • Once again, I think it’s a case of too little, too late.
  • As I said in an email to you guys, I’m sorry for being so tactless about this - and you’re right that I didn’t give a fair run down of your features. Nonetheless, I do wonder if you might struggle to differentiate the offering in this market.
  • Best thing about Diigo by far is the inadvertent smiling walrus in the logo. The site’s starting a footrace that’s already over, but that walrus is seriously cute!
  • These services depend on volume to experience any success at all, being collective intelligence models.
  • Diigo Launches, Nobody Cares
  • I say that review was spot on except for the line:

    “Diigo isn’t a terrible product”

  • If you have ever tried to use it I can assure you it is pretty painful. I am not sure if it is something personal to me, but I find their UI design very painful.
  • If you’re looking for some awesome blogging and research tools in addition to everything you’d expect in a bookmarking service, then explore the depth of services that Diigo has to offer. In my opinion Diigo isn’t just a tool, it’s more akin to a household appliance.
  • This space is seriously crowed!
  • “Diigolet” (no Flock version yet)
  • I hate it when I read a nice blog post and at the bottom they have a “Liked this Article? Bookmark us!” section, and there are 26 entries (no kidding!).
  • Diigo is different, not because it can’t do what the other services do. It’s different because it puts the user’s needs first and centre, instead of using the user for information aggregation purposes.
  • 32. the Wandering Author - July 29, 2006

    What I don’t understand is why anyone should care about the opinion of a blogger who apparently posts without even knowing anything about his subject. I spend a lot of time doing research, some of it on the Internet.

    I have a whole, long list of somewhat nice tools I have come across. Most of them are things I might use occasionally. I would never even think of adding toolbars for most of them, or setting up a permanent tab in Firefox to keep them always available - I’d just clutter up my workspace.

    But that is exactly what I have done with Diigo - I installed their toolbar and I set up a permanent Firefox tab for them. Why? I can share bookmarks with others when I need to, but much more importantly, I can highlight, annotate, clip, and bookmark any Web content I choose, all in one central, convenient spot.

    Diigo is like a well-loved research notebook crammed with notes for current projects, past projects, possible future projects. Unlike most of the bookmarking “services”, I can go back to a page and see my own notes reminding me of the thought which prompted me to bookmark it.

    There is nothing else that even approaches it on the Web, or if there is, I haven’t heard of it. The only other social bookmarking service I consider of any real use is eSnips, which allows me to upload files for sharing with a group of my choice. Which is an entirely different feature. But, I could more easily imagine Diigo adding that functionality to their existing site than I could imagine eSnips catching up to Diigo.

    Personally, I hope both eSnips and Diigo survive, but if only one of them is to be a success, my vote is firmly with Diigo. As for all the other, popular social bookmarking sites out there - yes, it was a somewhat interesting idea, but they have already been left in the dust by Diigo. Calling Diigo “just another” site like the others is as absurd as it would be to label the first interstellar spaceship “just another aircraft”.

    Yes, I can think of features or tweaks I wish Diigo would add. But they’re just starting out. I’m sure the first interstellar spacecraft will need a few refits, too. But that’s no reason to suggest we might as well all stay on Earth and ignore the rest of the Universe. Diigo opens up a much wider universe on the Web to me, and to many others.

    To all of you who don’t care - enjoy being stranded in your little backwater pond as it stagnates - I will be out surfing the whole wide ocean of data out there. And I won’t waste any time worrying about you and your plight; after all, you brought it on yourselves by your apathy.

  • The question is: does anybody care?
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