Social media or Web 2.0?
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(Diagram describing different types of social media, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Conversationprism.jpeg) The term “social media” is increasingly used and tends to replace the term Web 2.0 and covers the various activities that integrate technology, social interaction, and content creation. Social media uses collective … Read More

What is Web 2.0?
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The rapid recent diffusion web applications such as blogs, podcasts, wikis and social networking sites has often been referred to as “Web 2.0”, (The 2.0 evidently alluding to the version-numbers that commonly designate software upgrades.), (According to Anderson (2007) and … Read More

Web 2.0 in European Union
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“Web 2.0” is defined as a set of applications, technologies and user roles. The applications include blogs, wikis, social tagging, social gaming etc., even though it may not always be fully clear whether a specific application is Web 2.0 or … Read More

Web 2.0 & Comp
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Version numbers After the appearance of the term “Web 2.0”, a nomenclature appeared to describe the present, the past and the future of the Web. The uses presented here are not necessarily the only ones. In addition, for certain numbers … Read More

Criticism for Web 2.0
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Technological content Unlike terms like HTML 4.01, indicating a specific technology, or Internet2 (with which it should not be confused and designating a consortium), Web 2.0 has no precise definition by consensus. The changes he designates do the result from … Read More

Web 2.0 technologies
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The infrastructure of the Web 2.0 is complex and changing in nature, but it always includes: server software, content syndication, messaging protocols, navigation standards various client applications (plug-ins, or grafts, non-standards are generally avoided). These complementary approaches provide Web 2.0 … Read More

Evolution of affiliate marketing
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Amazon at the Affiliate Meet Market Early days In the early days of affiliate marketing, there was very little control over what affiliates were doing, which was abused by a large number of affiliates. Affiliates used false advertisements, trademark bidding … Read More

Astronomy live with Microsoft: WorldWide Telescope
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Microsoft researchers has been developing an interesting astronomy application, now as a public beta, allowing you to see pictures from several observatories. The service is free of charge and uses high-resolution images from the world’s best land- and space-based telescopes. … Read More