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.

1 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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