summer mood of mobtagging

mediamatic plans a workshop on the technic and impact of mobtagging under the subtitle ‘ Collective Intelligence through the exchange of Metadata’

Mobtagging is called “a revolution in the use of the web.” The expectations are high: it makes information structures extremely flexible and easily adaptable to changing environments. Information is structured along similarities found by a large group of users. Thus each one can partake in other people’s intelligence.
But there are disadvantages too: different interests and backgrounds of users can easily produce a chaotic pool of metadata, which does not facilitate finding information.
… meanwhile one can visit their flickr peep show where users can interact via smsing tags:

.. read a further comment on issues known as mobtagging, folksonomy or social tagging: issues of culture in ethnoclassification/folksonomy

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