Monday, 25 June 2012


So, talking about Radio the other night and someone mentioned folksonomy. Something which I've never heard of. I don't know if it was the 'folk' part of it or what but i wrote it down and told myself I'd have a look while. And well, these are my findings. It's a term created by Thomas Vander Wal, a mixture of 'folk' and 'taxonomy' and is a term used to describe tagging/grouping of objects and people, primarily used on Social Networking sites. Taxonomy is a term that kinda creeps me out because I then automatically think of Taxidermy which MAJORLY creeps me out, but really it's just the way that things are classified. Like biological terms, are groups within taxonomy. Interesting stuff, really.

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