Web 1.0

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To contrast with Web 2.0.

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Web 1.0

  1. (Internet) The first generation of the World Wide Web, characterized by separate static websites rather than continually-updated weblogs and social networking tools.
    Coordinate terms: Web 2.0, Web 3.0
    • 1999, Darcy DiNucci, “Fragmented Future”, in Print[1], volume 53, number 4, →ISSN, page 220:
      The relationship of Web 1.0 to the Web of tomorrow is roughly the equivalence of Pong to The Matrix.
    • 2022 May 5, Farhad Manjoo, “What Is Happening to the People Falling for Crypto and NFTs”, in The New York Times[2], →ISSN:
      The original internet boom of the late 1990s, what you might think of as web 1.0, was a time of great stock-market valuations that created a few enduring companies and a lot of dead dot-coms.


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