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September 20, 2008

The Web 2.0 Concept

Filed under: Research Articles — ethelcofie @ 2:19 pm
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Article written to add to the pool of knowledge ob the evolution of the web .

Web 1.0 was “read-only”, Web 2.0 is “read-write”, and Web 3.0 will be “read-write-execute”.[ http://www.britannica.com/blogs/2007/07/web-30-the-dreamer-of-the-vine/]

Web 1.0 can only be described as read only.it was very much in the hands of the specialized web developers and designers .Content was generated by these specialized parties .

Then came along the concept of web 2.0 a term popularized by orielly media which as a natural progression of the web 1.0 .Technologies were/are being developed that enabled the web to become readable and writable.Technologies such as XML,RSS, AJAx just to name a few

The concept of web 2.0 is based on the concepts of collaboration,information sharing and user generated content and as a consequence social networks,web based communities,video sharing ,blog,wikis

Listed below are in my opinion three of the best videos that discuss the origins and concepts of web 2.0

Web 2.0 Introductions

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2 Comments »

  1. Ethelcofie,

    Sramana Mitra (http://www.sramanamitra.com/) has a great section on Web 3.0.

    Natasha

    Comment by Natasha M. Baker — September 20, 2008 @ 4:22 pm | Reply

  2. Thanks Natasha had a good read of the article its quite interesting and i like the way the discussions on web 3.0 are building u p
    said article is at http://www.sramanamitra.com/2007/06/28/web-30-the-semantic-web/

    Comment by ethelcofie — September 20, 2008 @ 4:45 pm | Reply


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