Wow, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, the brains behind YouTube buy Delicious from Yahoo! On Delicious Official Blog
Today, we’re pleased to announce that Delicious has been acquired by the founders of YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. As creators of the largest online video platform, they have firsthand experience enabling millions of users to share their experiences with the world. They are committed to running and improving Delicious going forward.
Providing a seamless transition for users is incredibly important for both companies. Yahoo! will continue to operate Delicious until approximately July 2011. When the transition period is complete, your information will be moved over to Delicious’ new owner.
Delicious will be part of Chad Hurley and Steve Chen new company AVOS. The more happynews is, AVOS also announced plans to build a Delicious extension for Firefox 4.
On AVOS Official Press Releases about Delicous has said
“We’re excited to work with this fantastic community and take Delicious to the next level,” said Chad Hurley, CEO of AVOS. “We see a tremendous opportunity to simplify the way users save and share content they discover anywhere on the web.”
“We spoke with numerous parties interested in acquiring the site, and chose Chad and Steve based on their passion and unique vision for Delicious,” said John Matheny, SVP of Communications and Communities at Yahoo!
Let’s see what AVOS will do on Delicious.