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Web 2.0

Web 2.0
November 2005 Does "Web 2.0" mean anything? Till recently I thought it didn't, but the truth turns out to be more complicated. Originally, yes, it was meaningless. I first heard the phrase "Web 2.0" in the name of the Web 2.0 conference in 2004. So I was surprised at a conference this summer when Tim O'Reilly led a session intended to figure out a definition of "Web 2.0." Origins Tim says the phrase "Web 2.0" first arose in "a brainstorming session between O'Reilly and Medialive International." I don't think there was any deliberate plan to suggest there was a new version of the web. And they were right. The story about "Web 2.0" meaning the web as a platform didn't live much past the first conference. And yet, oddly enough, Ryan Singel's article about the conference in Wired News spoke of "throngs of geeks." Well, no. "Oh, that's Tim. The 2005 Web 2.0 conference reminded me of Internet trade shows during the Bubble, full of prowling VCs looking for the next hot startup. 1. 2. 3. Notes

What Is Web 2.0 by Tim O'Reilly 09/30/2005 Oct. 2009: Tim O'Reilly and John Battelle answer the question of "What's next for Web 2.0?" in Web Squared: Web 2.0 Five Years On. The bursting of the dot-com bubble in the fall of 2001 marked a turning point for the web. Many people concluded that the web was overhyped, when in fact bubbles and consequent shakeouts appear to be a common feature of all technological revolutions. Shakeouts typically mark the point at which an ascendant technology is ready to take its place at center stage. The concept of "Web 2.0" began with a conference brainstorming session between O'Reilly and MediaLive International. In the year and a half since, the term "Web 2.0" has clearly taken hold, with more than 9.5 million citations in Google. This article is an attempt to clarify just what we mean by Web 2.0. In our initial brainstorming, we formulated our sense of Web 2.0 by example: The list went on and on. 1. Netscape vs.

Web 2.0 World Wide Web sites that use technology beyond the static pages of earlier Web sites Web 2.0 (also known as participative (or participatory)[1] web and social web)[2] refers to websites that emphasize user-generated content, ease of use, participatory culture and interoperability (i.e., compatibility with other products, systems, and devices) for end users. The term was coined by Darcy DiNucci in 1999[3] and later popularized by Tim O'Reilly and Dale Dougherty at the first Web 2.0 Conference in 2004.[4][5][6] Although the term mimics the numbering of software versions, it does not denote a formal change in the nature of the World Wide Web,[7] but merely describes a general change that occurred during this period as interactive websites proliferated and came to overshadow the older, more static websites of the original Web.[2] History[edit] Web 1.0[edit] Some Web 2.0 capabilities were present in the days of Web 1.0, but were implemented differently. Characteristics[edit] Web 2.0[edit] Search

Teach ICT What is web 2.0? What is it. This is a bit of an odd one, as there is no 'official' definition of this description. It seemed to appear in the media news when they wanted to describe a new phenomenon that appeared on the internet - namely web sites that were based on what members were placing on the site. For example YouTube is based almost entirely of material uploaded by members. Flickr became a hugely popular site for storing and sharing your photographs. Alternative open worlds appeared such as Second Life. Blogs have also become an important part of the Internet experience, with millions of individuals willing to share their thoughts, opinions and links. Another part of Web 2.0 is the rise in highly interactive features such as Google Maps. So perhaps a good definition of Web 2 is the point at which the Internet became truly interactive, with users becoming the most important component of many sites. I wonder what Web 3 will look like?

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