Heather Green at Blogspotting has the news, along with TechCrunch's Mike Arrington: Yahoo's buying the tagging site del.icio.us. Between the acquisitions of del.icio.us and Flickr, Yahoo clearly is embracing , or social bookmarking of Web sites, in a big way. Apparently, del.icio.us will operate as is for now, though it's hard to imagine Yahoo won't integrate it before long--especially since it has its own tag-driven service, My Web 2.0.

Yahoo's Jeremy Zawodny has a bit to say, though it's all over the blogsphere now. More thoughts to come--from all of you too, I hope. What do you think?

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