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TechCrunch  Jan 14  Comment 
 Foursquare has been a fantastic idea in search of a business plan for as long as it’s been alive. Efforts to monetize the platform via ads in its app (now apps) have not made the grade. Now, the last of the cool standalone Web 2.0 companies...
TechCrunch  Jan 12  Comment 
 Once upon a time (maybe around 2004), the social bookmarking service Delicious was the hottest thing on the web. It hit all the right buzzwords of the time (collaborative tagging, folksonomy, AJAX), but like so many other services, Yahoo simply...
TechCrunch  Nov 3  Comment 
 We often forget that Twitter, more Web 2.0 media company than startup, is almost ten years old. We also forget that it has a global user base of just over 300 million people. But we can’t forget that Twitter is in trouble. Audience growth is...
TechCrunch  Aug 30  Comment 
 One of the magical innovations of the Web 2.0 era was when the bigger social platforms opened their doors to third-party app developers. LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter widely touted ,and profited from, the concept of allowing consumers to plug...
guardian.co.uk  Jan 22  Comment 
Web 2.0 is not just about sharing photos on Facebook. It is a new mindset focused on collective intelligence and co-creation Web 2.0, or the ability to share and manipulate information online through user collaboration, has had a disruptive...
TechCrunch  Nov 8  Comment 
 It seems as though everyone in tech today is infatuated with the full-stack developer. Full stack may have been possible in the Web 2.0 era, but a new generation of startups is emerging, pushing the limits of virtually all areas of software....
TechCrunch  Aug 5  Comment 
 Can social bookmarking make a comeback? In the web 2.0 era, services like Delicious and Diigo were at the height of their popularity, as sort of pre-cursors to the more specialized social networking platforms that later evolved as better tools...
Cloud Computing  Jul 31  Comment 
It seems that about every 10 years the Internet takes on a new popular name. In the late 90′s the term World Wide Web (www) set the standard but as a new generation of SaaS and more connected applications came online the Internet needed a...
TechCrunch  Mar 4  Comment 
Independent media has historically faced an uphill slog. Before the Internet, organizations had to deal with printing costs and very limited distribution networks. Web 2.0 gave them new outlets, but did not necessarily help publications grow...




 

The term "Web 2.0" is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration on the World Wide Web. A Web 2.0 site allows its users to interact with each other as contributors to the website's content, in contrast to websites where users are limited to the passive viewing of information that is provided to them. Examples of Web 2.0 include web-based communities, hosted services, web applications, social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, and blogs.

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