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Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

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M1 Web 2.0 is a relatively a new software created on the Internet. Web 2.0 is the term you use when you discuss the new types of interaction on the web. Interactive web means the web will no longer be passive therefor making it dynamic by introducing social networking sites like Twitter for sharing. An example of this is the RSS feed of Web 2.0. Web 2.0 is a comprehensive term it is not limited to RSS and other types but it is the most common use for them. In this report I will define them and give an example. Social networking sites are one of the most used sites on the internet. Social networking sites are Facebook, Twitter and others. ...read more.


The point of this is that we are able to see news that we have a particular interest in and also you can specify what part of the world you want to view news about; this is all on one site (RSS). Cloud Computing: Cloud computing is a form of Web 2.0. Cloud computing is when information is stored on a server (known as a cloud). This means that all the information is accessible from anywhere you would like to access it from with an Internet connection. This allows the user to be at ease; they do not need to carry a hard copy of any information they need, they can just access it from the server. ...read more.


(Only with an internet connection). Disadvantages: 1. You have to set it up by yourself. 2. Without an Internet connection, you cannot access your documents. To conclude, Web 2.0 is different type of technology we use today, it is completely new to the generation. Cloud computing is being pushed as an easy way to access files when you are not at your home computer. Social networking is also a very easy way to communicate with friends and family with the ability to share information. As my opinion, I think that Web 2.0 is and will be a great success for many years, it being easy to use and only have a limited amount of drawbacks. Having to create an account yourself and to need to access the actual server by using internet. However, that can easily become a good thing because nowadays, people have internet on their phone and open internet connections for the public. ...read more.

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