Web 3.0

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As a progression from Web 2.0.

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Web 3.0

  1. (Internet, neologism) The predicted third generation of the World Wide Web, usually conjectured to include semantic tagging of content and decentralized protocols.
    Coordinate terms: Web 1.0, Web 2.0
    • 2007, Christian Fuchs, Internet and Society: Social Theory in the Information Age, Routledge, →ISBN, page 126:
      Web 3.0 does not yet exist, but it shines forth in online cooperation. [] Web 3.0 technologies like wikis are not only communicative, but also cooperative.
    • 2008, Bradley L. Jones, Web 2.0 Heroes: Interviews with 20 Web 2.0 Influencers, John Wiley & Sons, →ISBN:
      Stepping back to the Web topics, what are your thoughts on Web 3.0, the Semantic Web?
    • 2008, P. Candace Deans, Social Software and Web 2.0 Technology Trends, →ISBN, page 55:
      Even though Web 2.0 has not been fully implemented, there are talks of Web 3.0 and what the future may hold. Many predict it will be the Semantic Web where users will be able to request information rather than have to search for it.
    • 2009, Sigrid Baringhorst, Political Campaigning on the Web:
      Some people already think about what is happening with the Web 3.0, the semantic web, the Internet of things, for instance.
    • 2013, Amit Sheth, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Semantics Empowered Web 3.0 [] , Morgan & Claypool Publishers, →ISBN, page 5:
      Web 3.0 refers to the third stage in the evolution of the Web that now has significant extension in the types of data, people, and interactions, along with heterogeneity and scale.
    • 2019 January 7, John Harris, “Together we can thwart the big-tech data grab. Here’s how”, in The Guardian[1]:
      As the year unfolds, pay attention to the people who are talking about a new, decentralised internet – AKA Web 3.0 – and the possibility of data being returned to the control of the people who generate it.
    • 2020 January 6, Charles Silver, “Council Post: What Is Web 3.0?”, in Forbes[2], retrieved 2021-04-22:
      Although not the Semantic Web envisioned by Berners-Lee, Web 3.0 is in many ways a return to his original web, where “no permission is needed from a central authority to post anything …[sic] there is no central controlling node, and so no single point of failure …[sic] and no “kill switch”!

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