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Social bookmarking is a centralized online service which allows users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents. [1]

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AddThis is an American technology company based in Vienna, Virginia.

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Android (operating system)

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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A backlink for a given web resource is a link from some other website (the referrer) to that web resource (the referent).

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Bookmark (World Wide Web)

In the context of the World Wide Web, a bookmark is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that is stored for later retrieval in any of various storage formats.

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CiteULike is a web service which allows users to save and share citations to academic papers.

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Complex system

A complex system is a system composed of many components which may interact with each other.

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Computer network

A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.

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Connectbeam was a company based in Mountain View, California that provided enterprise social software.

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Connotea was a free online reference management service for scientists, researchers, and clinicians, created in December 2004 by Nature Publishing Group and discontinued in March 2013.

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Controlled vocabulary

Controlled vocabularies provide a way to organize knowledge for subsequent retrieval.

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Correlation and dependence

In statistics, dependence or association is any statistical relationship, whether causal or not, between two random variables or bivariate data.

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Crowdsourcing is a sourcing model in which individuals or organizations obtain goods and services.

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Delicious (website)

Delicious (stylized del.icio.us) is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks.

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Digg is a news aggregator with a curated front page, aiming to select stories specifically for the Internet audience such as science, trending political issues, and viral Internet issues.

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Diigo is a social bookmarking website that allows signed-up users to bookmark and tag Web pages.

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Dot-com bubble

The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet.

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End user

In product development, an end user (sometimes end-user) is a person who ultimately uses or is intended to ultimately use a product.

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Faves was a social bookmarking and networking software that installs a single browser button for users to "fave" a webpage, making a link to the page part of their Faves profile.

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File sharing

File sharing is the practice of distributing or providing access to digital media, such as computer programs, multimedia (audio, images and video), documents or electronic books.

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Flickr (pronounced "flicker") is an image hosting service and video hosting service.

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Folksonomy is the system in which users apply public tags to online items, typically to aid them in re-finding those items.

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Furl (from File Uniform Resource Locators) was a free social bookmarking website that allowed members to store searchable copies of webpages and share them with others.

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Gaming the system

Gaming the system (also gaming the rules, bending the rules, abusing the system, cheating the system, milking the system, playing the system, or working the system) can be defined as using the rules and procedures meant to protect a system in order, instead, to manipulate the system for a desired outcome.

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Gnolia, named Ma.gnolia until 2009, was a social bookmarking web site with an emphasis on design, social features, and open standards.

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A hierarchy (from the Greek hierarchia, "rule of a high priest", from hierarkhes, "leader of sacred rites") is an arrangement of items (objects, names, values, categories, etc.) in which the items are represented as being "above", "below", or "at the same level as" one another A hierarchy can link entities either directly or indirectly, and either vertically or diagonally.

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The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.

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IBM Connections

IBM Connections is a Web 2.0 enterprise social software application developed by IBM to provide online social networking tools for people associated with a company.

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Intute was a free Web service aimed at students, teachers, and researchers in UK further education and higher education.

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iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.

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Learning management system

A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of educational courses or training programs.

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List of social bookmarking websites

Social bookmarking websites are centralized online services which allow users to store and share Internet bookmarks.

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Metadata is "data that provides information about other data".

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Metric (mathematics)

In mathematics, a metric or distance function is a function that defines a distance between each pair of elements of a set.

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Mister Wong

Mister Wong was one of the largest European free social-bookmarking web services.

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Models of collaborative tagging

It has been argued that social tagging or collaborative tagging systems can provide navigational cues or "way-finders" for other users to explore information.

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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National Learning Network

The National Learning Network (NLN) was a UK national partnership programme designed to increase the uptake of Information Learning Technology (ILT) across the learning and skills sector in England.

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Newsvine was a community-powered, collaborative journalism news website which draws content from its users and syndicated content from mainstream sources such as The Associated Press.

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Opposite (semantics)

In lexical semantics, opposites are words lying in an inherently incompatible binary relationship, like the opposite pairs big: small, long: short, and precede: follow.

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Pinboard (website)

Pinboard (also called Pinboard.in) is a social bookmarking website developed and run by Maciej Cegłowski.

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Power law

In statistics, a power law is a functional relationship between two quantities, where a relative change in one quantity results in a proportional relative change in the other quantity, independent of the initial size of those quantities: one quantity varies as a power of another.

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Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.

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Search engine optimization

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the online visibility of a website or a web page in a web search engine's unpaid results—often referred to as "natural", "organic", or "earned" results.

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Search engine results page

Search Engine Results Pages (SERP) are the pages displayed by search engines in response to a query by a searcher.

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Self-organization, also called (in the social sciences) spontaneous order, is a process where some form of overall order arises from local interactions between parts of an initially disordered system.

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Semantic Web

The Semantic Web is an extension of the World Wide Web through standards by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

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The ShareThis button is an all-in-one widget that lets people share any content on the Web with friends via e-mail, AIM, or text message.

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Simpy was a web-based personal and social bookmarking service.

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Social bookmark link generator

A social bookmark link generator (or tag generator) is software that generates a code that can be added to web pages and/or blogs to facilitate bookmarking the web content on social bookmarking websites.

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Social media

Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.

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Social network

A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations), sets of dyadic ties, and other social interactions between actors.

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Social networking service

A social networking service (also social networking site, SNS or social media) is a web application that people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.

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Social news website

A social news website is an Internet website that features user-posted stories.

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Social software

Social software, also known as Web 2.0 applications or social apps, include communication and interactive tools often based on the Internet.

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Electronic spamming is the use of electronic messaging systems to send an unsolicited message (spam), especially advertising, as well as sending messages repeatedly on the same site.

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StumbleUpon was a discovery and advertisement engine (a form of web search engine) that pushed recommends of web content to its users.

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A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language.

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Tag (metadata)

In information systems, a tag is a keyword or term assigned to a piece of information (such as an Internet bookmark, digital image, database record, or computer file).

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TES (magazine)

Tes, formerly known as the Times Educational Supplement, is a weekly UK publication aimed primarily at school teachers in the UK.

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Vimeo is a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos.

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Web annotation

A web annotation is an online annotation associated with a web resource, typically a web page.

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Web crawler

A Web crawler, sometimes called a spider, is an Internet bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web, typically for the purpose of Web indexing (web spidering).

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Web feed

On the World Wide Web, a web feed (or news feed) is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content.

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Web page

A web page (also written as webpage) is a document that is suitable for the World Wide Web and web browsers.

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Web search engine

A web search engine is a software system that is designed to search for information on the World Wide Web.

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A webmaster is a person responsible for maintaining one or many websites.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_bookmarking

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