The Web 2.0 Effect: The Characteristics of a web2.0 website
The term web2.0 was originally presented by O’Reilly Media (A well known media company publishing books and websites on various computer technology topics). It’s a term that refers to a new generation of websites (social networking websites, wiki-based websites etc). These websites take advantage of web application technologies and give web users the ability to collaborate and share their experiences, views, opinions and interests while they surf the web.
The web2.0 is a revolutionary phenomenon. Let’s talk about the most basic characteristics of the websites using the web2.0 concept:
– A web2.0 website should be completely interactive and dynamic with a friendly user-interface based on the latest web2.0 technologies like AJAX.
– Web2.0 websites should deliver web based applications to Internet users and allowing them to make use of these applications through a web browser.
– A web2.0 website should implement social networking capabilities allowing users to interact with each other and create friend lists.
– A web2.0 website should be a...