27 Apr Difference between Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0
WWW i.e. World Wide Web was first launch in 1991. As the development took place and technology furthered more, upgraded versions of the web were launched which were Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. Many people aren’t aware of the actually evolution of the web about when it took place and what were the respective changes in them. Below is a clear difference between web 1.0, web 2.0 and web 3.0.
Web 1.0 is the actual World Wide Web which was launched in 1991. When launched, it was called “the internet”. Later on, it was named Web 1.0. Web 1.0 was basically in existence and used extensively until 1999. The key features of Web 1.0 were hyper-linking and bookmarking. Web 1.0 was limited to guestbook and framesets only and was known as read-only era. There was hardly any medium of communication between the client and the customer. Emails were sent through HTML forms.
Till 1999, Web 1.0 was used by the internet savvies. In 1999, O’Reilley launched Web 2.0. This new version Web 2.0 was featured mainly with wiki, widgets and video streaming. Publishing and uploading content became easier for the people. Web 2.0 laid the base for the most popular websites that we use today like Facebook.
Web 3.0 is the latest version of the web today. We can see the wonders of Web 3.0 currently. Web 3.0 began with web content in the form of natural language, micro formats, natural language search, recommendation agents etc. Web 3.0 also brought in 3D websites and personalized search as well as tailor made search.