social tagging


noun Computers.

the practice of generating electronic tags or keywords by users rather than specialists as a way to classify and describe online content: Social tagging can enhance students' access to online collections of art.

Nearby words

  1. social sharing,
  2. social statics,
  3. social stratification,
  4. social structure,
  5. social studies,
  6. social unit,
  7. social war,
  8. social wasp,
  9. social welfare,
  10. social work


Also called collaborative tagging.

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