User research on folksonomy use: a mini-ethnography

This is the first study I know of where the author actually observed and interviewed folksonomy users (a good reminder that most of the conversation to date has been by folks who don't actually build social categorization tools).

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

A mini-ethnography of social practices in a distributed classifi

Ulises Ali Mejias has conducted a study into the social classification used on del.icio.us. To quote: Working within the constraints of a very limited data sample, this study attempts to identify some of the information management and meaning construction...