Web 1.0

Web 1.0 was an early stage of the conceptual evolution of the World Wide Web, centered around a top-down approach to the use of the web and its user interface.Socially, users could only view webpages but not contribute to the content of the webpages.According to Cormode, G. and Krishnamurthy, B. (2008): "content creators were few in Web 1.0 with the vast majority of users simply acting as consumers of content." Technically, Web 1.0 webpage's information is closed to external editing. Thus, information is not dynamic, being updated only by the webmaster.
Posts about Web 1.0
  • How one-time dot-com darling iVillage fell to Earth

    … Today quietly marks the end of an era in online publishing, when the four remaining employees of iVillage fill out their last time sheet there. Born in 1995, at the dawn of the dot-com boom, iVillage was synonymous with the frothiness of the new online economy. Its co-founders Candace Carpenter and Nancy Evans were not Web geeks but veterans…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social Facebook How To's- 4 readers -
  • Insane Story of the Day: eBay Started as an Ebola Site

    … disease.” When eBay’s auction site became one of the first true success stories of the web 1.0 in 1997, Ebola Information was scrapped. Also, I’m going to be honest: At first, I read the headline of Griffith’s piece as “eBay started a website about Ebola,” and got a little too excited to write a scathing criticism of such a distasteful…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Content- 9 readers -
  • Web 1.0 dinosaur Metafilter modernizes, slowly

    …, MetaFilter is finally trying its hand at modernizing. Imagine Wikipedia or Craigslist updating its Web 1.0 looks. That’s precisely what MetaFilter is attempting. Last week, the site introduced “Modern,” its first new design in almost a decade. MetaFilter’s challenge: making the site feel more welcoming for new visitors while not alienating its…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Social Google Facebook Twitter- 6 readers -
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