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Tags vs. Categories by Mind Map: Tags vs. Categories
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Tags vs. Categories

The most important part of META DATA is having a scheme Decide between the following: Crucial info Nice to have info What can't you live without?  

TAGS

Folksonomy

Collaborative vocabularly

Flexible

Free

Inconsistent

Easy to add

CATEGORIES

Taxonomy

Controlled vocabulary

Rigid

Hierarchical

Consistent

Difficult to add (sometimes)