26 April 2006
11:30 - 13:00

Why Do Tagging Systems Work?

Web-based social tagging systems such as Del.icio.us and Flickr allow participants to annotate a particular resource, such as a web page or an image, with a freely chosen set of keywords ('tags'). As tagging systems grow in scale and popularity, new challenges must be addressed in their design and affordances.
George W. Furnas
Caterina Fake
Luis von Ahn
Joshua Schachter
Scott Golder
Kevin Fox
Marc Davis
Cameron Marlow
Mor Naaman

Back to the Schedule At a Glance | Back to the Author List