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  • n. Plural form of folksonomy.

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Examples

  • The foundation of social tagging systems are so-called folksonomies, which describe how users (folks) tag resources (e.g. photos, videos, publications, etc.)

    A Moot of Folksonomies

  • These days, a growing number of sites whose content is user-created rely on tagging systems, also known as folksonomies, for the added value Butterfield is talking about.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Folks & Folksonomy - tagging the Web

  • Yahoo's game of photo tag -- Stefanie Olsen, Cnet Mar 22 -- Discusses the free tagging of photos at Flickr, the online photo sharing service that Yahoo just bought, and the possible expansion of such "folksonomies" to a "global categorization of information".

    Internet News: Search Technology Archives

  • Web 2.0, characterized by features such as tagging, social networks, and user-¬≠created taxonomies of content called "folksonomies," added a new layer of interactivity, represented by sites such as Flickr, Del. icio.us, and Wikipedia.

    Tech Review Article on Semantic Web

  • The trend toward socially generated online taxonomies, or "folksonomies," is a retreat from the principle of literary warrant.

    Literary Warrant

  • Even the mis-named "folksonomies", while not actually a _controlled_ vocabularly, are a topic of excitement precisely becuase simple keyword searching of source text is not sufficient.

    The Future of the Catalog

  • SKOS Core is a simple, flexible and extensible language for expressing in a machine-understandable form the structure and content of concept schemes such as thesauri, classification schemes, subject heading lists, taxonomies, 'folksonomies', other types of controlled vocabulary, and also concept schemes embedded in glossaries and terminologies.

    SKOS Documents from the W3C

  • Facebook wants you to form these bonds; it wants to create "folksonomies," an academic term for what we're doing when we tag people's photos and write Facebook haikus to lovers and in general pass the network more and more information, because, by the law of network effects, the more that you parse out your relationships to other people, the stronger their networks become.

    San Francisco Sentinel

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