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Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010: Customizing My Site by Michael Doyle

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Chapter 8. Tags and Notes

Tags and notes are new to Microsoft SharePoint 2010. They represent some useful new features, but they also represent some new challenges to both the users and the administrators of SharePoint. In essence, a tag is just a word associated with a URL. You can use the tags feature to tie a number of URLs to specific keywords and then display them in a cloud on the tags and notes page. This is very similar to the “favorites” list on your browser, except tags are independent of the browser. In addition, they are indexed for search, and you can share them with other users. Notes fall under two categories: notes that are left for individuals on their My Site, and ...

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