Folksonomies: Power to the People
Developed by: Emanuele Quintarelli
Type of resource: web site
Target audience: General
Cost: Free access
This article helps readers understand different classification processes for web content, when each one is more suitable, and why and how the distributed classification folksonomy model has emerged. With folksonomies, people associate keywords to content (tagging). But tagging alone is not enough, states author Emanuele Quintarelli, it is the possibility of aggregation of that information - "the power is the people".
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