WEB 2.0 A report on the next generation web based communities
Index <ul><li>Definition & Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Pros and cons </li></ul><ul><li>Categories </li></ul><ul><li>...
Definition <ul><li>Web 2.0  can refer to a perceived second generation of web-based communities and hosted services  such ...
Characteristics <ul><li>Web 2.0 websites allow users to do more than just retrieve information </li></ul><ul><li>Users can...
The Catch <ul><li>Allows users to voice their opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Find new friends, meet old friends  </li></ul><ul...
The Miss <ul><li>Anyone can access personal information </li></ul><ul><li>Users can post offensive pictures, news about an...
Category <ul><li>Broadly differentiated into four categories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a) Social Sites- like Myspace, Orkut </...
Category <ul><ul><li>c) Business: LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides way to professionals and job-seeker...
<ul><li>History of Launch of Major SNS  (Social Networking Sites)  </li></ul>
History <ul><li>The first recognizable social network site launched in 1997 was SixDegrees.com  </li></ul><ul><li>From 199...
History <ul><li>Ryze's founder reports that he first introduced the site to his friends—primarily members of the San Franc...
History <ul><li>Facebook was launched on February 4, 2004 and was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, a former Harvard student </l...
 
International Major Players <ul><li>Myspace- 106 million users </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut- 67 million users </li></ul><ul><li...
Facts of Indian market <ul><li>According to data from the Internet and Mobile Association of India- India’s Internet user ...
Top social networking sites visited from India-  (By Alexa.com) <ul><li>Orkut </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Once everyone is allowed in, some people want to leave. Or, worse still, no longer wish to join </li></ul><ul><li>...
 
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  1. 1. WEB 2.0 A report on the next generation web based communities
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>Definition & Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Pros and cons </li></ul><ul><li>Categories </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>International major players </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Market </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition <ul><li>Web 2.0 can refer to a perceived second generation of web-based communities and hosted services such as social-networking sites, wikis which aim to facilitate creativity, collaboration, and sharing between users </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characteristics <ul><li>Web 2.0 websites allow users to do more than just retrieve information </li></ul><ul><li>Users can own the data on a Web 2.0 site and exercise control over that data </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 sites often feature a rich, user-friendly interface based on Ajax, Flex or similar rich media </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Catch <ul><li>Allows users to voice their opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Find new friends, meet old friends </li></ul><ul><li>Form communities with people of common interests </li></ul><ul><li>Users can remain a faceless identity </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Miss <ul><li>Anyone can access personal information </li></ul><ul><li>Users can post offensive pictures, news about any figure which will be in the public domain </li></ul><ul><li>No check- Increased use of abusive material such as hate groups </li></ul>
  7. 7. Category <ul><li>Broadly differentiated into four categories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a) Social Sites- like Myspace, Orkut </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Users to catch up with their online friends, music, videos and views </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b) Social+ Business- like Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Started for Harvard students to stay in touch, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Now is used by professionals to stay in touch with their colleagues and friends </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Category <ul><ul><li>c) Business: LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides way to professionals and job-seekers to stay connected </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>d) Affinity Networks: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Target users with specific interests like fashion-networks.com </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>History of Launch of Major SNS (Social Networking Sites) </li></ul>
  10. 10. History <ul><li>The first recognizable social network site launched in 1997 was SixDegrees.com </li></ul><ul><li>From 1997 to 2001, a number of community tools began supporting various combinations of profiles and publicly articulated friends </li></ul><ul><li>The next wave of SNSs began when Ryze.com was launched in 2001 to help people leverage their business networks </li></ul>
  11. 11. History <ul><li>Ryze's founder reports that he first introduced the site to his friends—primarily members of the San Francisco business and technology community </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace was begun in 2003 to compete with sites like Friendster, Xanga, and AsianAvenue </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut was launched in January 2004 by Google, the brainchild of Orkut Büykökten,who developed it as an independent project while working at Google </li></ul>
  12. 12. History <ul><li>Facebook was launched on February 4, 2004 and was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, a former Harvard student </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube was created in mid-February 2005 by three former PayPal employees </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr, photo sharing website was developed by Ludicorp,Canada-based Company founded in 2002 </li></ul>
  13. 14. International Major Players <ul><li>Myspace- 106 million users </li></ul><ul><li>Orkut- 67 million users </li></ul><ul><li>Face book- 40 million users </li></ul><ul><li>Tribe.net </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul>
  14. 15. Facts of Indian market <ul><li>According to data from the Internet and Mobile Association of India- India’s Internet user base at 40 million at the moment </li></ul><ul><li>Indian players-Fropper.com, Sulekha.com, Bigadda.com, DesiMartini.com, Rediff Connexions </li></ul>
  15. 16. Top social networking sites visited from India- (By Alexa.com) <ul><li>Orkut </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Bharatstudent </li></ul><ul><li>Hi5.com </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Myspace.com </li></ul><ul><li>Tagged.com </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Once everyone is allowed in, some people want to leave. Or, worse still, no longer wish to join </li></ul><ul><li>Groucho's Law </li></ul>

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