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The tag is being used to mean as well as SQL's LIKE keyword.

There are about 246 questions on http://facebook.stackoverflow.com tagged as , when they should mean , and about twice that much on the unfiltered view of Stack Overflow.

Could a retag be done, at on least Facebook Stack Overflow, so that they refer to the right usage?

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177 reaming..... –  genesis Aug 26 '11 at 11:59
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It would probably be best if the [like] tag was blacklisted so that people must choose either [like-operator] or [facebook-like] –  Brad Mace Aug 27 '11 at 2:24
    
facebook.stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/like 0 reaming. Achievement completed –  genesis Aug 27 '11 at 11:39
    
thanks for the cleanup @genesis-φ –  Sathya Aug 28 '11 at 17:11

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Currently I rettaged 245 questions. Achievement completed

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The biggest problem is, that SE software do not allow you to submit edit/question without non-FB-related tag.

I'd propose to delete this limitation. It would allow users to use tags and there would be no problems

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There is a reason why a question is required to have at least one tag that doesn't start with "facebook"; having all tags starting with "Facebook" would be as having all tags starting with "drupal" on Drupal Answers, which is a SE site only for Drupal questions. –  kiamlaluno Aug 26 '11 at 14:55
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@kiamlaluno: Tags from Drupal Answers do not "leak" into SO. These do. –  hammar Aug 26 '11 at 15:02
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I think this is a separate issue and should be discussed in a separate question. –  M. Tibbits Aug 26 '11 at 15:27
    
@Tibbits. I still think it is not such a good idea, but I did it. Let users post only facebook-related tags - if t here are some negative votes, I'll delete that question imediatelly –  genesis Aug 26 '11 at 17:05
    
There's no problem if you do this from the main site... And when you're cleaning up a tag, you probably want to use the main site so that there's no server-side filtering of questions being applied. –  Cody Gray Aug 28 '11 at 0:41
    
@Cody yes, I used it now –  genesis Aug 28 '11 at 9:22
    
It is not problem at all. Questions on SE are about programming, not about using Facebook. So either the question is off-topic or it has at least one adequate language tag. –  Donaudampfschifffreizeitfahrt Jul 18 '13 at 18:33

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