Last week I wrote about the problem with trusting Twitter to keep a public record of all tweets. But it’s not just social networks; we can’t trust any website to keep information on our behalf.
3 recent articles highlight the problem particularly well.
Google loses interest and links rot Continue reading
On Saturday the social bookmarking service Pinboard experienced some lengthy downtime.
For those who rely on the service – like me – as professional archive, this was a problem. But it was a good example of why archives should always be backed up.
Here, then, are 3 ways you can – and probably should – back up your bookmark archives, whether you’re using Pinboard or another service. Continue reading