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A visual depiction of user-generated tags attached to online content, typically using colour and font size to represent the prominence or frequency of the tags depicted.
- ‘This tiny application lets you cluster your various bookmarks into tag clouds.’
- ‘Someone should modify the display of tag clouds so that the most used term (s) are in the middle and radiate outward in addition to relative size.’
- ‘The jury is still out on the usefulness of tag clouds.’
- ‘I may want to subscribe to 9 rules members on 'web design' and perhaps the good old tag cloud could be employed.’
- ‘Over to the right of this new page you'll see my full tag cloud again.’
- ‘You also have the option of displaying calendars, archives and tag clouds which may or may not be useful and can clutter up your page.’
- ‘If you look at the tag cloud to the right there, you'll see the entire cloud.’
- ‘The best way to explore the site is to ignore the category tags such as Business, Culture and Economics and hit the tag cloud.’
- ‘This application can show these tags either as traditional lists or as tag clouds.’
- ‘Tag clouds also form clouds of associated tags.’
- ‘The folksonomies and tag clouds which emerge from Web 2.0 also help individuals maximise brief interactions with the medium by creating clusters of related information.’
- ‘Library House came up with this very nice tag cloud, showing the results.’
- ‘This website makes heavy use of tag cloud for categorization.’
- ‘A newspaper has published a telling tag cloud view of Bill Gates' speech earlier this week.’
- ‘This is an excellent use of tag clouds!’
- ‘The new version adds visualization of tag clouds in a hierarchical tree view.’
- ‘The site, Brand Tags, compiles all the answers to produce a "tag cloud" - an instant, visual illustration of how a brand is perceived.’
- ‘When users click on a topic in a tag cloud, the map appears with experts arranged according to their automatically calculated expertise ratings.’
- ‘This will actually help me in writing articles since the tags clouds themselves become the article.’
- ‘I have been using tag clouds as a thumbnail image of my own work and for complex texts.’
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