Tags and Categories

Tags and Categories are not the Same!

I liked the above comparison and distinction between categories and tags. Makes a lot of sense. Something of the kind I had described earlier, though in a different context of Labels in GMail. This post articulates more clearly, exactly what the difference is. Consider categories as parallel to the labels in my post.

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Jaya Jha is an entrepreneur, a techie, a writer and a poet. She was born and brought up in various towns of Bihar and Jharkhand. A graduate of IIT Kanpur and IIM Lucknow, she realized early on that the corporate world was not her cup of tea. In 2008, she started Pothi.com, one of the first print-on-demand publishing platform in India. She currently lives in Bangalore and divides her time between writing and working on her company's latest product InstaScribe (http://instascribe.com) with a vision to make it the best e-book creation tool. Blog: https://jayajha.wordpress.com Twitter: @jayajha Facebook: http://facebook.com/MovingOnTheBook

4 thoughts on “Tags and Categories

  1. Pingback: Digvijay’s Blogs » Categorizing Tags into Hierarchies

  2. I know this is *very* OT, but your entire Save Indian Sanity series was hilarious. Those SIF and associated jokers are incurable comment spammers wherever anything remotely related to women’s rights is posted.

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