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“The book focuses mainly on the social Web and possibilities of its integration with the semantic Web. … For Web developers, researchers, and graduate students, this book would be an ideal source for becoming acquainted with the evolving field of social applications on the Web. It may well fit into a seminar in information systems or related graduate study programs.” (M. Bielikova, ACM Computing Reviews, September, 2010)
“This book provides an easy-to-understand insight into Semantic Web and Social Web technologies and highlights research challenges when applying these technologies. … each chapter provides a literature survey which provides an introduction state-of-the-art research from the domain. … can be of interest for those, who consider using any of these Social Web applications in their research as well as those just want to get a solid foundation on the topic. … IT professionals, researchers, academics and graduate students can all benefit from reading this book.” (Frank Hopfgartner, Informer, January, 2012)