n.— «Last week I asked the AIfIA members’ list what they thought about the social classification happening at Furl, Flickr and In each of these systems people classify their pictures/bookmarks/web pages with tags (e.g. wedding), and then the most popular tags float to the top (e.g. Flickr’s tags or on the right). Thomas Vander Wal, in his reply, coined a great name for these informal social categories: a folksonomy.» —“Folksonomy: social classification” by Gene Smith Atomiq (Edmonton, Can.) Aug. 3, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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