Posts tagged web 2.0
As a linguist I find the evolution of language fascinating. The concept of Web 2.0 seems to have brought with it a whole new vocabulary, some new words and some new meanings for existing words. I’ve listed a few here. If you can think of any more I’ve missed please feel free to comment and add to it.
Application An application is a program which runs on a social network. Applications can easily be shared and published.
Avatar A picture or graphic used online to represent a person’s identity. This could be a photo, a cartoon or often just an amusing graphic.
Blog Blog is short for More >
The days of having your website managed by a web designer or design company are now on their way out.
In the past websites were a one-way read only process, an online brochure which people visited to get information. Now, with the whole concept of Web 2.0, it’s all a two-way interactive process with customers or fans playing an active part in a website.
Now, not only can you update all of your web pages or blogs yourself but you can also allow visitors to comment and discuss your website’s content all over the internet, reaching far greater numbers of people than ever More >