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Eric Marcoullier

Yahoo Shutting Down Delicious? (Update3)

In the wake of Yahoo's layoffs of 600 employees, it makes sense that the company would tighten its belt; if the above leaked slide is for real, that tightening will kill off a few of Yahoo's established services. Eric Marcoullier, the co-founder of MyBlogLog -- one of the sites purportedly affected by the shutdown -- tweeted a picture of what appears to be a presentation slide from a Yahoo products all hands presentation, dividing various Yahoo web products into "Sunset," "Merge," and "Make Feature." Yahoo's Chief Product Officer Blake Irving seems to have all but confirmed the authenticity of Marcoullier's slide with a threat to fire whoever leaked it: (h/t Liz Gannes) "@bpm140 @joshu Really dude? Can't wait to find out how you got the web cast. Whoever it is, gone!" Among the items on the sunset list: Delicious, Yahoo Buzz, MyBlogLog, and Altavista.

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