Tagging goes mainstream

Well, yeah, us geeky types use tags at technorati and geeky places like that. But look at what I saw today when I was checking out the new Alejandro Escovedo album at amazon.com:

amazon's new tag interface

The concept of tagging content for meaning takes a whole new leap when Amazon starts doing it. My, my, change is blowing in the wind.

One thought on “Tagging goes mainstream

  1. “The concept of tagging content for meaning takes a whole new leap when Amazon starts doing it.”

    I agree but at the same time, I ask, why does it matter? What value does it add? What do users get? What does the Amazon get? Is this just a case of bandwagon mentality or is there real value here?

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