What’s the big deal about delicious? Well you can read What’s so cool about del.icio.us?, and or what I wrote a year ago here Folksonomies In Del.icio.us and Flickr on Slashdot and on slashdot : Folksonomies In Del.icio.us and Flickr,
But the shortest answer is that Del.icio.us, and Flickr.com (also a part of Yahoo!, since last winter), populized the folksonomies (tagging) and the Social and Share web space. This looks like a good thing for Del.icio.us and Yahoo! More stuff tagged on Del.icio.us under the tag: Del.icio.us, what else, and Yahoo
Also the Globe & Mail has a large article on the Un-Google and Yahoo’s search for Net supremacy, and how the Web portal is on a mission to beat Google for surfers’ loyalties and advertising dollars in a battle that could dramatically alter their cyberscape. lots of background and figures to thinks about.