Tag Archives: Folksonomy

A Directory of Social Annotation Tools

Update July 24 2006: Diigo is now live, combining “Social Bookmarking, Web Highlighter, Sticky-Note & Clipping to make it a powerful tool for online research, collaboration and information discovery”. Looks good; I’d be interested in hearing how people get on with it. Social annotation, sometimes called web annotation, is back. Put simply, it’s software that… Read More »

Wired Piece on Tagging

It’s a few days old now, but for those of you who didn’t see it, an interesting overview of tagging from Wired (‘Folksonomies Tap People Power’): “The job of tags isn’t to organize all the world’s information into tidy categories,” said Stewart Butterfield, one of Flickr’s co-founders. “It’s to add value to the giant piles… Read More »

The Tag Report II: Some Links

There’s lots to read on tagging, but here are some interesting places to start: Here’s an interesting IM chat with Joshua Schachter, who amused me immensely by begging me not to give too much publicity to his deli.cio.us website because his servers couldn’t handle all the traffic following any media mention. My brief IM chat… Read More »