Folksonomy

Resources


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Del.icio.us API post info

About the Del.icio.us API

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Ontology is Overrated -- Categories, Links, and Tags

Clay Shirky article based on two talks he gave in the spring of 2005.

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Flickr Tags

Popular Tags on Flickr Photo Sharing.

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Remove Forebrain and Serve: Tag Clouds II

My comment suggested that the only sin of tag clouds was popularity. But the problems with tag clouds run deeper. Jeffrey Zeldman, 4 May 2005.

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Tag clouds are the new mullets

Like mood rings and fanny packs, like mullets and the Macarena, the weighted tag clouds meme popularized by Flickr and Technorati is about to cross a permanent cultural shame threshold. Jeffrey Zeldman, 19 April 2005.

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Freetag

Freetag is an easy tagging and folksonomy-enabled plugin for use with MySQL-PHP applications. It allows you to create tags on existing database schemas, and access and manage your tags through a robust API.

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Folksonomy Explanations

Thomas Vander Wal coined the concept folksonomy. Here, he explains the concept.

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Searching vs. Browsing

Derek Powazek, on tagonomy.