According to dictionary.com Web 2.0 is defined as “a second generation in the development of the World Wide Web,conceived as a combination of concepts, trends, and technologies thatfocus on user collaboration, sharing of user-generated content, andsocial networking.”
With technological advances the world we live in has grown a lot smaller by presenting us with efficient opportunities to collaborate. We have tools like Google Drive, Dropbox, and Box that allow us to store files and collaborate remotely. We are making moves more and more frequently towards cloud storage.
Merriam-Webster dictionary defines social networking as “the activity of creating personal and business relationships with other people especially by sharing information, personal messages, etc., on the Internet”. It is getting to a point where we don’t have to leave our house to make friends or business connections as referenced. We have our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram to get our thoughts, pictures, videos, information out there. We even have tools like LinkedIn to establish a professional profile and connect with other industry professionals.
Web 2.0 is putting the world at our fingertips. We have the ability to accomplish so much with our interconnection by way of the internet. We can establish relationships and accomplish so much in easier, more efficient ways than ever before. As technology continues to improve we are only going to see more change.