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Mister Wong

Social Online Bookmarking Service


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Published 06/20/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Adam Brown
What can you use the app for?

Mister Wong is a useful web application which can be used to bookmark your favorite sites from the internet. This means that your favorite bookmarks will exist on the internet rather than your browser and so can be accessed anywhere. Mister Wong is one of the largest social bookmarking sites in Europe. You have your own personal account when you sign up ad you can then add any sites you want. Tags at the right of the screen make it more fun and interesting to see what people like the most on the internet; the site will even translate the tag into different languages and allow you to search internationally.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Mister-Wong was originally founded in Germany in March 2006 by Kai Tietjen. The site has become a massive success and is now available in over six languages, including French, Spanish, Russian, German, Chinese and English. The English version of Mister Wong was launched in August 2008 and is already very popular.

What are the differences to other apps?

Mister Wong is the biggest and most important social bookmarking site in Europe, with 6 different language options this site is a truly international concern. The ability to search for tags in different languages is very useful and interesting. You get to learn words in a foreign language, and can also find websites you never knew existed. If you’re interested in a certain topic then you can easily search for that tag. The great thing about this is that you will instantly see websites that have been bookmarked by other people which makes it much more likely that they are useful to you. The ability to invite your friend’s makes it much more of an interesting and rewarding social experience.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

If you visit the site then you will be impressed by how the application looks. The site is very clean and some of the touches are really nice. It’s especially nice to see the transition between different countries sites when you click the links. It’s these little touches that make the site a joy to use! Searching for sites is really easy, and creating your own list of bookmarks won’t take you too long either. You will have to install a plug-in to your browser which allows you to add sites you like to your bookmark list.

How does the registration process work?

If you want to search for the sites other people have bookmarked then you don’t actually need an account. However if you want to create your own bookmark on Mister Wong then you will need to register. To do this you will need to enter a username, email address, password and confirm your password. You will also have to do an irritating captcha test and accept the terms and conditions. Once you have registered you will be sent a confirmation email that you have to read and click a link in to activate your account. This email gets sent instantly and arrives in seconds.

What does it cost to use the application?

Using Mister Wong is completely free; there are no paid membership plans available. There aren’t even any noticeable adverts anywhere on the site.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Mister Wong is a great tool for people that want to be able to take their bookmark list with them wherever they go. It’s also a good way to find sites you never knew existed and meet new friends. It’s the one of the biggest social bookmarking sites in Europe, so you are bound to find some people you can get on with.

  • Bookmark your favorite sites on the internet so you can access them from anywhere
  • Find popular sites related to certain topics
  • Meet friends
  • Invite friends and share bookmarks with one another


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Mister Wong contact details

Email: info@mister-wong.com
Postal address:
Mister Wong GmbH
Haferwende 1
28357 Bremen
Germany

Mister Wong pricing

FREE - Permanently free version

Languages

English

English

Spanish

Spanish

French

French

German

German

Chinese

Chinese

Russian

Russian

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