MakeUseOf: 6 Ways to Save Twitter Bookmarks for Free and Find Favorite Tweets Later

MakeUseOf: 6 Ways to Save Twitter Bookmarks for Free and Find Favorite Tweets Later. “Twitter currently lets you bookmark tweets in a tedious method. And then, to organize them in folders, you need the Twitter Blue premium subscription service. It’s ridiculous that you have to pay for such a basic feature, which is why we are not impressed with Twitter Blue. It seems like several developers also thought there should be a better way than this and launched several apps that give you a free version of Twitter Bookmarks.”

MakeUseOf: 5 Google Chrome Tab and Bookmark Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

MakeUseOf: 5 Google Chrome Tab and Bookmark Hacks to Make Your Life Easier. “The invention of the browser tab and bookmark functions has increased people’s online productivity. Instead of having multiple windows open, you can instead have multiple tabs in one window. This feature can help you organize your workflow, allowing you to open a group of web apps or specific topics in their own windows. But what if you want to organize things further, like subgrouping similar web apps or systematically bookmarking open tabs?”

MakeUseOf: 3 Ways to Visually Organize Your Bookmarks

MakeUseOf: 3 Ways to Visually Organize Your Bookmarks. “Having the option to save bookmarks within your browser is fantastic. Except when you go to find the link you need, and can’t actually find it. It may have even been faster to try searching for the page again, but instead, you’re staring at a list of text and icons, determined to find it. In this article, we’ll take you through three ways to visually organize your bookmarks. This will help you locate your links faster because you’ll know exactly where everything is.”

9to5 Google: Google will shut down ‘Bookmarks’ in September, won’t affect Maps ‘starred’ locations [U]

9to5 Google: Google will shut down ‘Bookmarks’ in September, won’t affect Maps ‘starred’ locations [U]. “After 16 years of service, Google is about to shut down a service that isn’t very well known. On September 30, 2021 ‘Google Bookmarks’ will be closed off for all users. The announcement has been fairly quiet, but as was spotted this week, a banner now appears on Google Bookmarks explaining that the service will ‘no longer be supported’ later this year.”

Found via Reddit: LinkAce

Found via Reddit: LinkAce. From the front page: “LinkAce is a self hosted archive to store and organize links of your favorite websites. Search through them with the help of tags and lists. The content stays available with the help of automated backups and monitoring.” Note that it is a self-hosted Web app, so you’ll need access to a server and some tech chops to use LinkAce. It’s free and open source.

MakeUseOf: 5 Apps Better Than Browser Bookmarks to Manage Tabs and Save Links for Later

MakeUseOf: 5 Apps Better Than Browser Bookmarks to Manage Tabs and Save Links for Later. “Bookmarks are great to save links for later, but they do tend to pile up into clutter. These smart apps will help manage bookmarks better than the built-in browser feature and even get you through your read-it-later list.” A few additional suggestions in the comments, but I really like the idea of 30DayBookmarks.

Popsugar: This Bookmarking Tool Completely Changed the Way I Browse Online

Popsugar: This Bookmarking Tool Completely Changed the Way I Browse Online. “I never used to bookmark anything online. I was someone who just kept way too many tabs open at one time. That is, until a friend of mine showed me this amazing ‘better than bookmarking’ tool called Toby. It’s completely free for individual use, and I now have it set as my front page so that every time I open up my browser, I can see everything I’ve saved organized into neat little categories. It is a complete game changer.”

MakeUseOf: How to Back Up and Export Chrome Bookmarks in 5 Easy Steps

MakeUseOf: How to Back Up and Export Chrome Bookmarks in 5 Easy Steps . “You save Chrome bookmarks like the little odds and ends buried in a shoebox. The links are meant to be visited often or later. Each of these links can be a precious corner of the web for you. That’s why it’s important to export Chrome bookmarks and keep them backed up always. Mishaps happen. Fortunately, Chrome lets you save bookmarks in a single HTML file and also sync them automatically across devices.”

How to Manage Years of Browser Bookmarks: 5 Steps to Tidiness (MakeUseOf)

MakeUseOf: How to Manage Years of Browser Bookmarks: 5 Steps to Tidiness . “If you’ve used the web for any amount of time, you’ve probably built up a huge collection of bookmarks. It’s easy to fill up your bookmarks bar with your most-visited sites, and before long you’ll have an overflowing list of favorite pages that are impossible to navigate. Now is the time to sit down and make your bookmarks more manageable. Let’s look at a process containing tools and tips to clean up, organize, and manage your bookmarks so they’re no longer a nightmare.”

Gizmodo: Rediscover the Magic of Browser Bookmarks—And How to Keep Them in Order

Gizmodo: Rediscover the Magic of Browser Bookmarks—And How to Keep Them in Order. “Between read-it-later services, social media feeds, and the unbelievable speed at which a Google search can find the exact information you’re looking for, browser bookmarks have become a forgotten a relic of a previous internet age. But the basic bookmarking tools built into your browser can still be hugely useful in the modern web era, and we’re going to explain exactly how to make the most of them.” The comments remind me of me screaming whenever someone claims RSS is dead.

MakeUseOf: How to Add Notes to Bookmarks in Chrome and Firefox

MakeUseOf: How to Add Notes to Bookmarks in Chrome and Firefox . “If you don’t remember why you saved your bookmarks, they won’t do you any good. Adding notes to your bookmarks can help you remember why you wanted them. You used to be able to add notes to bookmarks in Firefox, but that feature has been removed. And Chrome never had that ability. Let’s look at how to get around this limitation in Chrome and Firefox and add notes to your bookmarks.”

MakeUseOf: A Complete Guide to Managing Firefox Bookmarks

MakeUseOf: A Complete Guide to Managing Firefox Bookmarks. “Many people claim that browser bookmarks have become obsolete with the advent of online bookmarking, social bookmarking, speed dials, and features like that. But bookmarks are still useful if you learn how to manage and organize them. Today we’ll show you how to create, organize, and manage your bookmarks in Firefox so you don’t end up with a cluttered, chaotic collection.”