BIS 219 Week 8 Web 2.0 CheckPoint

BIS 219 Week 8 Web 2.0 CheckPoint - Web 2.0 CheckPoint 1...

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Web 2.0 CheckPoint 1 Web 2.0 CheckPoint September 27, 2011 BIS/210
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Web 2.0 CheckPoint 2 Web 2.0 is a difficult term to define; especially for someone who knows little or nothing about information systems. If I were explaining what Web 2.0 was to someone who has never taken a course in information systems I would first begin by saying that Web 2.0 is a collection of information technologies and applications. Simply put, it is a system where online users become participants rather than mere viewers. This could include, but are not limited to, things such as: blogs, tags, social bookmarking, wikis, AJAX, RSS, podcasts and video casts. These sites encourage user participation, social interaction, and collaboration. One major advantage to using Web 2.0 is that the web population as a whole can become more informed. Instead of having to pull information from one source, viewers can pull their information from multiple sources. The information can be personalized to meet the needs of each user. In essence, information will
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