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How to Use a Social Bookmarking Site

Watch more How to Use Social Media videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to use a social bookmarking site for information and social networking purposes. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Choose a social bookmarking service Choose a social bookmarking service, such as or, and register as a new user. Step 2: Enter a keyword into the site's search engine Enter a keyword into the social bookmarking site's search engine to generate a sample list of social bookmarks from other users. Tip Take time to explore other users' bookmarks to get an overview of how the site's bookmarking community works. Step 3: Learn about tags Use tags -- keyword descriptions that a user assigns to a bookmark. Step 4: Add bookmarklet buttons to your browser's toolbar Add bookmarklet buttons to your browser's toolbar. Most bookmarking services offer these as one-click tagging tools to use while web surfing. Tip One service's toolbar buttons include one for tagging, another that opens all your bookmarks, and a third that searches them. Step 5: Bookmark a web page Find a web page to recommend. Click the bookmarklet button on your browser toolbar, opening a tag window. Then enter keyword tags and click Save. Step 6: Participate in the social bookmarking site Participate in the social bookmarking site, using it as an depository for online information and a way to make online friendships. Did You Know? In 2008, _Forbes_ magazine declared 23-year-old Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, the world's youngest self-made billionaire.
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