Tags, or descriptors used by individuals to describe an object, are redefining the way we organize information. Tags are used in del.icio.us, Flickr, Rojo and a great number of other web apps to make the information overload easier to access and easier to control. Whether you’re a novice or veteran, the following resources will help you understand how tags are quickly changing the Internet one word at a time.
A Cognitive Analysis of Tagging - Learn why tagging is more popular in the digital realm than categorization.
Steal this bookmark! - Discusses the simplicity, potential, and possible downfalls of tagging.
Tagging: Keeping Tabs On The Net - Takes a look at how businesses can use tagging by highlighting what’s popular on the net.
In the new game of tag, all of us are it - An overview of tagging and why 43things and del.icio.us haven’t resulted in anarchy.
Technorati Launches Tags - Technorati’s take on tagging.
I hate tags - An article questioning the value of tagging in a social shared structure.
Still hate tags - And it’s always good to see a man sticking to his guns!