Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Google Gives Nod to Taxonomies with Launch of "Base"

For years, Factiva has preached that document-level metadata rolled up into a taxonomy is a vital piece of a content management solution. For years, Google has not enbraced metadata for organizing content with such vigor. Today, with the launch of Google Base, however, the Internet startup took a small step in that direction. The new offering includes "tags," which are author-applied metadata.
ZDNet's take | C|Net's take

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