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

    … another Web 1.0 brand or as another failed attempt at synergy by a media conglomerate. But as iVillage fades away, it also stands as a reminder that even for stalwarts of the Web, there’s no guarantee of survival. Women were seen as late adopters to the Internet, and the founders of iVillage saw their site as a place for a female-focused community…

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

    … After spending way too much time playing with the Way Back Machine, Fortune’s Erin Griffith came away with an amazing scoop: eBay started as a website about Ebola. In 1995, ebay.com was just another quirky domain on the young web. As Griffith reports, entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar only bought it when his first choice, echobay.com, wasn’t…

    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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