Web Annotation

A web annotation is an online annotation associated with a web resource, typically a web page. With a Web annotation system, a user can add, modify or remove information from a Web resource without modifying the resource itself. The annotations can be thought of as a layer on top of the existing resource, and this annotation layer is usually visible to other users who share the same annotation system. In such cases, the web annotation tool is a type of social software tool. For Web-based text annotation systems, see Text annotation.Web annotation can be used for the following purposes: to rate a Web resource, such as by its usefulness, user-friendliness, suitability for viewing by minors.
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  • The Next Web joins startup database fray

    … and their financials, similar to what CrunchBase offers. It will show the level of engagement on news reports, helping users filter out trivial startup news. It will also have an alerts system to help users stay on top of fast-moving sectors. The product looks to capitalize on the unprecedented amount of entrepreneurial activity that’s no longer confined…

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