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April 14, 2016


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Nate Hoffelder, editor of The Digital Reader

I don't think this counts as "saving" content.

Google offers a bookmarking service. I tried it, and it doesn't "save" anything like Pocket or Instapaper would use the word.

I'll go give Facebook a shot, but I suspect that it works the same way.

Or am I nitpicking semantics?

Phil Bradley

It's a fair point Nate. It depends on what you mean by 'save' of course. In this case, it's in the same way that you save content when you bookmark it. So you're actually just saving the location somewhere convenient. But I do take your point entirely. :)

Alex Rosin

Great idea for Google and Facebook to let users 'save' external content, engaging users in new ways outside of search and social interaction.

As Nate mentioned, it's not true saving, but the ability to categorize/tag bookmarks will likely be enough for many users.

I tried Pocket (Read It Later back then) but ended up using Evernote which allows truly saving the content (exttracting both webpages and documents), making it possible to search across full text and has advanced categorization. Great tool but probably overkill for casual users.

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