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Please don't double tag Google items

We shouldn't be tagging items with both google and some other tag like google-search or gmail. google should be used for the Google search engine. Use the specific app name for each app. Of course, ...
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Should *-rec tags be added?

A convention has been established on SuperUser.com where questions that ask for software recommendations, are tagged software-rec. I'm wondering if the same convention should be used here with webapp-...
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Questions untaggable for low-rep users

What can be done about tagging for low-rep users? I had a question about xero, and wasn't able to tag it appropriately, or use a "retag-this-please" style tag (anime stack exchange has one IIRC).
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Why are more general tags getting removed from questions?

Take a look at this revision for an example: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/posts/50481/revisions I don't see a reason to remove the more general tags. They make it much easier to find an answer ...
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Do we really need “online” in tags on a web applications site?

There are lots of tags like "online-security" and "online-storage" showing up. Do we really need "online" - isn't that implied?
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Should [google-talk] and [google-chat] tags be merged?

From Google's view point, they are one and the same product, Google Talk. So my question is: should the two tags (google-talk and google-chat) be merged? From google-talk's excerpt: Instant ...
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Burninate [finance]?

UPDATE Sterling work by @ale and there are at present no Open Qs with this tag, so the issue is largely 'moot'. There is one Closed Q that should disappear off WA within a fortnight. Tag finance ...
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Can we rename [google-spreadsheets] and [google-spreadsheets-query]?

We have two tags that include “spreadsheets” within them, and both refer to the Google product: google-spreadsheets and google-spreadsheets-query. In use 3,200 times (approximately) between the two. ...
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Merging tags [gmail] and [google-apps-email]

Tags gmail and google-apps-email refer to the same thing as the email service management features like DNS record management, email routing are out of scope in Web Applications. It's worth to say ...
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Should .com be included in tag names?

I think that for well known services (e.g. [amazon], [gmail], [ebay], etc) we don't need the .com as part of the tag name, but for lesser known services, especially those that can be confused with ...
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Can we black list [web-application]?

web-application has quite a number of questions tagged to it, but considering the name of this site seems to be rather redundant. I mean, technically, every question on here should have that tag. ...
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What should we do with WordPress questions and how tag them?

Users are starting to ask questions about WordPress. If they ask about WordPress.com I think they are on topic, but what if they ask about plug-ins that currently are not supported by WordPress.com ...
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Is the [web-apps] tag partially redundant?

See also: Do we really need online in tags on a Web Applications site Okay, on my general tag browsing tonight I've noticed a few questions which are being tagged with [web-apps]. While there are a ...
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Tag missing from wildcard search

I did a search for all tags starting with "google": [google*] And it returned this url: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/google+or+google-spreadsheets+or+google-drive+or+google-...
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Rename [g-suite] to [google-workspace]

Google has rebranded G Suite as Google Workspace. Please rename g-suite to google-workspace.
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Is the [date] tag useful?

We've got a few dozen questions tagged with date. To me, this is not a useful tag. Who's an expert on dates? Who is going to follow this tag? A tag should be able to describe a question all by ...
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Clean up needed of Meta tag: [archive]

I draw your attention to the tag archive. Currently, there are 19 questions. There is no tag wiki or usage guidance. There are a number of apps which have the concept of "archiving", not to mention ...
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Change the [conditional-formatting] tag to not only be about Google Spreadsheets

I've just asked a question about conditional formatting in Microsoft Office Online. I added the conditional-formatting tag but then saw that it apparently only relates to Google Spreadsheets. Is that ...
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Overlapping [export]/[data-liberation]/[migrate-data]/[migration] tags

I draw your attention to the following tags (numbers are of Open Qs): data-liberation x42 migrate-data x35 export x93 migration x20 These would seem to cover virtually the same thing. migration has ...
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Merging tags [book] and [books]

Both tags, book and books refer to the same thing and thus should be merged. As stated in this comment: Merge 'formula' and 'formulas' probably they should be merged to books.
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Can we add “Do not use” to tags being cleaned-up since 2014?

On Let's clean up some meta tags there is a list of tags that look as meta-tags but after 6 years they are still "alive" (tags with <s></s> were not included): filter - Can'...
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Why in the world do we have [stack-exchange]?

Apparently, we have a stack-exchange tag, with a long wiki description describing the network of sites. Why? Well, now we've got a baker's dozen questions that are either: a support question that ...
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Please rename [stackoverflow] to [stack-overflow]

The tag stackoverflow should be renamed to stack-overflow better to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just three open Qs but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's ...
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Distinction between [facebook-chat] and [facebook-messenger]

I don’t use either (both? – it?) but am curious at the distinction between facebook-chat: Facebook chat is the instant chat messaging system by Facebook. and facebook-messenger: The instant ...
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Should there be separate tags for transferring data?

There are currently three tags which seem to me to have the same purpose transferring data between web-apps and desktop software: [import] [export] [transfer] Should these really have separate tags, ...
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Clicking on tag link on a question does not list other questions with that same tag

Navigating to: Assign size to image in Google Slides shows it has been tagged with google-slides. The link on that page is https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/google-slides When ...
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Do we need [social-networks]?

Update: Tag no longer exists. Tag social-networks was in use for ~40 Open Qs. It showed 13 followers and a Usage guide of: On Web Applications, the tag 'social networks' refers to a website where ...
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Please rename [research-gate] to [researchgate]

The tag research-gate should be renamed to researchgate better to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just a single question, How to “unfollow” people on ResearchGate but I can't ...
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When [facebook-games], when [facebook][facebook-games], when [facebook] [games], or what?

UPDATE: Since games has been burninated much of this Q has become moot so acceptance of the existing A closes this version for me. More here though. Q When is facebook-games appropriate, on its own (~...