What is Web 2.0?


According to Wikipedia, web 2.0 "refers to a perceived second generation of web-based communities and hosted services — such as social-networking sites, wikis and folksonomies — which aim to facilitate collaboration and sharing between users."

What is Web 2.0?



So what is a Web 2.0 site? One that allows you to:

  • communicate with others
  • collaborate with others
  • publish information with no HTML knowledge. No Dreamweaver, no problem!
  • edit other users' posts and contributions
  • embed sections or tools from other sites
  • manipulate information on the fly
  • do your job more efficiently!

How many Web 2.0 sites are out there?

Thousands! Way too many to even begin to list here. Check out this site and this wiki which organize the sites according to their use. Look at CogDogRoo for 50+ ways to tell the same story with Web 2.0 tools.