YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have found something to do with some of the $1.6 billion they made selling the service to Google, buying bookmarking service Delicious from Yahoo! Inc. Yahoo! has been trying to find a way to offload the service since last year. With no buyer in sight around December, the company …
Where's the benjamins?
On the one hand, I wouldn't think this type of system should be too expensive to operate, it's no youtube for instance. On the other hand, how's is this supposed to even theoretically make money? There's no ads of any kind on the site, no user fees, and if some browser plugin type setup is used, there'd be no way to even add something like that after the fact. Money isn't anything of course, but it seems to me there's no way to possibly even pay operating costs.
I love Delicious, I hope these guys can make a go of it. I just can't find any bookmarking site that works for me as well as Delicious does.
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Isn't that what every Yahoo story amounts to?
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