Web 2.0 is here to stay

According to Tim O’Reilly in his article “What Is Web 2.0”


“Web 2.0 is the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the Internet as platform, and an attempt to understand the rules for success on that new platform.”

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

For the latest on Web 2.0, visit


Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

April 22-25, 2008

San Francisco, California


Web2Expo is about the future of Web 2.0

For the present of Web 2.0, visit CNet’s Webware:


Also visit their 100 Web 2.0 winners (based on almost 2 million votes) in categories such as Audio, Browsing, Commerce & Events, Communication, Productivity, Publishing & Photography, Search & Reference, Social, Utility & Security and Video here:


And the Webware 100 Winners are…
By Rafe Needleman April 21, 2008


For the Webware 100 Navigator click here


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