Chris Winfield at 10e20 recently published an article about the leading social bookmarking sites, based on traffic and usage data from Compete.com and Quantcast.
Digg tops the list. The other social bookmarking sites such as Technorati, del.icio.us and StumbleUpon are also eminent in the rankings. The only surprise is the presence of Netscape in the top 5. Despite an Alexa rank of 544, the former browser / Internet portal has now creeped into a position of prominence as the 2nd largest social bookmarking site.
The Top 10 social bookmarking sites as per 10e20’s article are as follows:
For those who are wondering why YouTube and MySpace are missing from this list, it is because they are social media sites but do not offer social bookmarking. Social bookmarking sites allow users to store, classify and share Internet bookmarks, similar to the way they would bookmark a site on a browser (or add it to favourites).
Read the full article on the Big Boys of Social Bookmarking