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For questions about the automated process that removes tags which have not been widely used or no longer have questions associated with them.

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Auto-delete orphaned tag synonyms

I recently encountered this question on MSO, where a user asks about why certain tags appear in the tag overview page. This issue is caused by a synonym that redirects users to a non-existent tag. I'...
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Empty tags (with no questions) are not deleted

For example in this question, it was said that empty tags are deleted after 24 hours. This seems to not be the case for tags which have a synonym or an info. Examples: works-on-my-machine calculation
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