The must read 5 page article defining just what Web 2.0 means which inspired this blog.
Monday, November 14, 2005
A new wave of user-friendly and interactive Internet technologies is turning the heads of venture capitalists
The company was hot -- or at least venture capitalists thought so. Its technology lets people access their instant messaging programs from America Online, Yahoo, Microsoft and Google from the Meebo Web site without having to download each service's software to their computers. Thousands of people were flocking to use it.
Meebo had become a ``Web 2.0'' company -- a buzz-filled, admittedly vague moniker that many in Silicon Valley are using to describe companies that embody a second era of Web innovation -- the first era being during the 1990s."