Metadata may be associated with media objects by providing media objects for display, and accepting input concerning the media objects, where the input may include at least two different types of metadata. For example, metadata may be in the form of tags, comments, annotations or favorites. The media objects may be searched according to metadata, and ranked in a variety of ways.
United States Patent Application 20060242178
Kind Code A1
Butterfield; Daniel Stewart; et al.
October 26, 2006
Patent application for Flickr’s Interestingness algorithm, via Boing Boing.