web 2.0

Web 2.0
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈwɛbˈtuː.pɔɪntˈoʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈwɛbˈtuː.pɔɪntˈoʊ/

Definitions of web 2.0 words

  • noun web 2.0 a second generation in the development of the World Wide Web, conceived as a combination of concepts, trends, and technologies that focus on user collaboration, sharing of user-generated content, and social networking. 1
  • noun Definition of web 2.0 in Technology (jargon)   A loosely defined term for web applications that go beyond displaying individual pages of static content and allow users to interact with the site and each other by adding or updating the content. Examples include social-networking sites like Facebook and other web-based communities, hosted services like Google Docs, web applications like GMail, video-sharing sites (Youtube), wikis (Wikipedia), web logs, mashups and folksonomies. While Web 2.0 applications often use advanced web features like AJAX to improve the speed of interaction, the term is more about the type of applications than the technology used. The term was coined by Darcy DiNucci in 1999, though she was discussing designing websites for new hardware platforms. 1
  • uncountable noun web 2.0 Web 2.0 is the Internet viewed as an interactive experience rather than simply a place to access information. 0
  • noun web 2.0 the internet viewed as a medium in which interactive experience, in the form of blogs, wikis, forums, etc, plays a more important role than simply accessing information 0

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Origin of web 2.0

First appearance:

before 2000
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 2000-05

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web 2.0 popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

web 2.0 usage trend in Literature

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