[Freebase-discuss] Rethinking weblinks
jprucher at google.com
Tue Sep 13 23:12:12 UTC 2011
So just to jump on the last email in this thread, I have a question
for the community about the social_media_presence property. Should it
go on /common/topic, along with the official_website and topic_website
properties? Or should it go on a type like
As I see it, the objection to putting it on /common/topic would be
that only a comparatively small subset of topics can have a social
media presence (legal entities like people and organizations, plus
things like conferences and events, and maybe a few others). On the
other hand, Facebook has loaded pretty much all of the English
Wikipedia (haven't checked for other languages) as "interests" (e.g.
if Facebook interest pages count as a social media presence, then we
probably need it on /common/topic.
On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 8:26 AM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Jason Douglas <jasondouglas at google.com>
>> For organizations, it's tricky. For organizations, however, it's a little
>> trickier. If the organization is primarily in service of the blog (e.g.,
>> TechCrunch), then official website totally makes sense. It seems a little
>> more of a stretch, however, to think of the Official Google Blog as an
>> official website of Google... but maybe not.
> It's 1 of the official websites of "Google", the business_operation. Yes.
> Hmm, got me thinking however about "sub-communites" around organizations....
> livejournal stuff, etc,etc... so..another example around organizations, to
> work through the trickiness.
> I see "sub-communities" of official organization communities all the time on
> the NET.
> How to deal with that properly, Jason ?
> http://www.igda.org/ is the official website for the International Game
> Developers Association,
> in addition to their Official Forums on the Official Website,
> someone also setup a livejournal "sub-community"? at
> hmm... so the http://gamedevelopers.livejournal.com is a topical_webpage
> of http://www.freebase.com/view/en/international_game_developers_association ?
> And then would I have no problems returning results of just the "official
> websites" with a query such as:
> Show me "official websites" on topics that also have a "topical_webpage"
> that contains "*livejournal.com"
> Right ? If that query would work, it would further help to get an official
> website given any particular source "topical_webpage".
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