Describe how folksonomies and emergent social structure are changing the web.


  • more connections
  • web shaped by people —> unorderly organisation —> opinionated
  • trends shape web
  • like metadata —> could lead to semantic web
  • emergent technologies:
    • smartphones
      • replace watch
      • always reachable
        • less likely to take a break
      • share what you are doing —> more expressionist
    • tablets
      • mobil
      • replace books (printed version)
    • wearables
      • healthier lifestyle
    • modifications:
      • hard to live without
        • always provide information
      • information overflow
      • more educated about current affairs


Created By: Lucie Magister
Last update: 25/02/2015

Sources:
  • Class Notes.