Web 2.0

Overview of Web 2.0

The original web was for information, but the new www is all about collaboration and communication. The term web 2.0 is believed to have been "coined" by Tim O'Reily. Websites such as facebook and myspace are web 2.0 All social networking and communication websites all use web 2.0 because web 1.0 is mostly for information.

Difference between Web 2.0 and 1.0

Common Glossary Terms

Aggregation - gathering information from multiple web sites
Avatar - graphic representation of a person online
Blog - Also known as a "weblog" This is similar to a personal webpage journal.
Digital storytelling - using new digital tools to help ordinary people tell their own real-life stories
Ning - a tool to create social networks and communities
Vlogging - video blogging
Wiki - ........