What is Folksonomy?

Folksonomy is a system of applying public tags to online content in order to categorise it.

The system benefits the user as it allows them to re-find an item when they go back to a particular site.

Name of Technology:

Folksonomy

Year Introduced:

2004

Invented by :

Thomas Vander Wal

Open Source or Proprietary:

Open source

Main technology category:

Tagging system

Patent:

Yes

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