Definition[edit | edit source]

A folksonomy (a portmanteau of "folk" and "taxonomy") is

a system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content.[1]

Overview[edit | edit source]

This practice is also known as "collaborative tagging," "social classification," "social indexing," and "social tagging."

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