Folksonomy

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An interpretation of 'Folksonomy'; also known as tagging.

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Folksonomy

  1. 1. A style of collaborative categorization of sites using freely chosen keywords, often referred to as tags. Tim O’Reilly
  2. 2. In contrast to taxonomy: The classification of organisms in an ordered system that indicates natural relationships. thefreedictionary.com
  3. 3. Types of Folksonomy
  4. 4. Data Points
  5. 5. These are only a few examples of tools that use Folksonomy!
  6. 6. Examples: Searching ‘Fantasy’ on YouTube.
  7. 7. Searching ‘Precious’ on Flickr.
  8. 8. Searching ‘Baby Names’ on del.icio.us
  9. 9. Advantages of Folksonomy
  10. 10. Disadvantages of Folksonomy
  11. 11. Folksonomy is evolving and growing increasingly everyday.

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