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What does Folksonomy mean?

Glossary Entry: Folksonomy. Go Back to Glossary. Folksonomy. Crowd-based, informal classification of data that occurs 'organically' and emerges from users, rather than being imposed from a central power like a taxonomy.

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For this reason, and to discover new trends, datasets are often. also. organized using something called a 'folksonomy', which allows topics and classifications to emerge organically from a group of people interacting with the data.