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February 2006

Folksonomies: Tidying up Tags?

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1. Introduction A folksonomy is a type of distributed classification system. It is usually created by a group of individuals, typically the resource users. Users add tags to online items, such as images, videos, bookmarks and text. These tags are then shared and sometimes refined. A general review of social bookmarking tools, one popular use area of folksonomies, was given in the April edition of D-Lib [1]. In the article the authors elaborate on the approach taken by social classification systems and the motivators behind tagging. They write, "...tags are just one kind of metadata and are not a replacement for formal classification systems such as Dublin Core, MODS, etc.... Rather, they are a supplemental means to organise information and order search results."

PHP Development - Smart Forms

The script has more than 20 validation types and extra features (character counter for textarea and input tags, auto-tabbing input tags, etc) that can be added with minimal modifications to html code.

November 2005

TechCrunch » Amazon Tags

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"Amazon is integrating user tagging into product pages (see image below)."

October 2005

A cognitive analysis of tagging

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At the start, let me confess that I struggled with this topic. From my first encounter with tagging (on systems such as

Wired News: RSS Service Eases Bloggers' Pain

Adding links by hand is both time-consuming and ineffective for those who can't spend 24 hours a day watching for breaking news. Relying on RSS feeds means fresh headlines, but the clutter of irrelevant content.Now, many bloggers are turning to a new service called TagCloud that lets them cherry-pick articles in RSS feeds by key words -- or tags -- that appear in those feeds.

TagCloud - Home

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TagCloud is an automated Folksonomy tool. Essentially, TagCloud searches any number of RSS feeds you specify, extracts keywords from the content and lists them according to prevalence within the RSS feeds. Clicking on the tag's link will display a list of all the article abstracts associated with that keyword.

pixeladas aleatórias |||| Redes sociais || Tags are the new black

A folksonomia permite aliar várias palavras a vários conteúdos com auxílio de informantes reunidos em uma rede social. Apesar de não ser tão intuitiva e disseminada como a dos diretórios ou folders, ela foi rapidamente compreendida e difundida por uma faixa de early adopters de aplicativos para a Web. O sucesso diante deste público baseia-se na metáfora que não está mais no mundo real de grandes arquivos de metal, mas sim nos hipertextos que fazem parte do cotidiano destes usuários há dez anos ou mais.