What’s Web 2.0?

If you like surfing the Internet, you probably have heard about Web 2.0

Based on Wikipedia –  Web 2.0, a phrase coined by O’Reilly Media in 2004, refers to a perceived second-generation of Web-based services – such as social networking sites, wikis, communication tools, and folksonomies—that emphasize online collaboration and sharing among users.

     Web 1.0                                                   Web 2.0
DoubleClick                                       –> Google AdSense
Ofoto                                                 –> Flickr
Akamai                                            –> BitTorrent
mp3.com                                          –> Napster
Britannica Online                            –> Wikipedia
personal websites                           –> blogging
evite                                                  –> upcoming.org and EVDB
domain name speculation               –> search engine optimization
page views                                        –> cost per click
screen scraping                                –> web services
publishing                                         –> participation
content management systems      –> wikis
directories (taxonomy)                  –> tagging (“folksonomy”)
stickiness                                         –> syndication

web 2.0

4 Comments so far

  1. Jenn in Holland on April 18th, 2007

    Okay! That could totally be my motto. Great WW!

  2. lonnie on April 19th, 2007

    I will be using this for my global marketing class…Thanks!

    An American Professor in China

  3. Explorer on April 19th, 2007

    you are welcome, professor 🙂

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