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August 03, 2010

Today's Search Term: Folksonomy

Folksonomy
Related Terms:  Taxonomy, Behavior Based Taxonomy
A type of taxonomy or other organization of content  suggested by users.
For example, on popular photo sites, users can tag photos with descriptive words. These words can then be searched for. In the enterprise, some search systems allow employees to tag certain documents with key words. These terms are then found when other employees search for those terms.

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