Top 50 Tags at Yahoo’s Social Bookmarking Service

I found this list via Yahoo’s web services today, and thought it was interesting. It’s a valuable peek at the most frequently used tags for web pages. If you’re marketing a site via social media, or looking for a niche broad enough to provide blogging fodder for a few years, it is a neat way to see what the most frequently bookmarked ‘topics’ are.

  1. video
  2. videos
  3. movies
  4. photos
  5. movie
  6. hot
  7. blogger
  8. young
  9. music
  10. reference
  11. blog
  12. travel
  13. fun
  14. free
  15. business
  16. software
  17. technology
  18. design
  19. tv
  20. sports
  21. howto
  22. tools
  23. blogs
  24. money
  25. humor
  26. science
  27. search
  28. imported
  29. google
  30. art
  31. funny
  32. home
  33. tech
  34. linux
  35. mobile
  36. computer
  37. photography
  38. apple
  39. mp3
  40. programming
  41. cool
  42. photo
  43. dvd
  44. politics
  45. food
  46. finance
  47. education
  48. rss
  49. vacation
  50. information

Interesting to note that four out of the first five are video related. This could possibly mean that users are more likely to tag interesting videos than interesting text content online.

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