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8/19/2008
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Irwin Lazar
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Moving Beyond Tags

Wordle is new web site that lets you create a cloud showing the most popular words used on your web site. Similar to a search engine, Wordle indexes web site pages, but allows you to mine that index to reveal information about the most often used words (I'm assuming it filters out words such as "a", "and", "the", etc.

This approach saves folks from having to tag posts (which many forget to do anyway), providing site users with a nice insight into the hot topics being discussed.

Similar to a search engine, Wordle indexes web site pages, but allows you to mine that index to reveal information about the most often used words (I'm assuming it filters out words such as "a", "and", "the", etc. This approach saves folks from having to tag posts (which many forget to do anyway), providing site users with a nice insight into the hot topics being discussed.

There's more discussion at the Social Computing Magazine site.

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