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Tagyu give more accurate results if you give it the text of your entry instead of a URL. That’s because there’s so much stuff at the URL that’s not really “about” the entry like navigation, ads, etc. and Tagyu isn’t smart enough to figure out what is the entry and what is fluff — yet.

So try giving it just the text and you’ll see more accurate tags and in many cases, more tags.

Also, it’s important to note that Tagyu gets better with age. It is only aware of tags and content that were created after Wednesday evening, so it works better for new subjects than it does for older things. Ask it about upcoming.org, for instance, and it suggests that Yahoo is a good tag. In some ways that’s good because anyone talking about upcoming right now is probably talking about the Yahoo acquisition. On the other hand, upcoming.org really isn’t about Yahoo.

Pedro Beltrao
October 8, 2005 5:41 PM

Just today I blogged about the need for a tool like this. It would be a very useful service even for the desktop. You should get a personalized Tagyu to learn from the users tagging "style". Tagyu for the desktop. Tagyu learning from all different tag/label services out there.

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