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Derived from the combination of ‘folk’ (people) and taxonomy (the science of ordering information), folksonomy has become synonymous with social or ‘collaborative tagging’ – a phenomenon of the so-called ‘social web’.
This is the British English definition of folksonomy. View American English definition of folksonomy.
the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy itBuzzWord Article
a person who has or claims to have a lot of influenceadd a word
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