Replied to What Happened to Tagging? by Aaron DavisAaron Davis

Alexander Samuel reflects on tagging and its origins as a backbone to the social web. Along with RSS, tags allowed users to connect and collate content using such tools as feed readers. This all changed with the advent of social media and the algorithmically curated news feed. Samuel wonders if we h…

Hi Arron, thanks for this link (and many others). I remember when I first got involved in educational blogging it was fairly simple to pull together tags from any blog (via technorati ), twitter and flickr and display them on one page. I made a few for different educational events in Scotland. A marvellous opportunity now lost, hopefully to return.

Communicate.06 A nice thing about tags in a lot of web 2.0 stuff is the fact that they can be pulled together, pulled apart and re mixed.

tagged with Communicate.06 is a simple page that parse the RSS feeds that are tagged with communicate.06 from del.icio.us, technorati and flickr .

If you are going to/interested in Communicate.06 and you use any of these services you can tag stuff with communicate.06 and it will appear on the page. There is a load of services that do the same sort of thing (KickRSS and suprglu.com/ for instance) I’d guess Harnessing the Web will cover some of them.

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