Thursday, August 16, 2007

Just read an interesting blog on Web 2.0. Seems there have been questions as to whether there is something called Web 2.0 or not...
Why there's no such thing as Web 2.0

But what is the Web 2.0 first of all... an example comparison follows:

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

The list goes on...

O'reily gives a detailed look into the concept