Annotated Bibliography On The World Wide Web

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The World Wide Web (WWW or W3) is an interlinked system of information documents that is accessed via internet. The Web is maintained by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international community that along with its affiliated organizations and other members work together to develop the standards of the Web. These W3C standards define an Open Web Platform to enable developers build interactive experiences, powered by vast data stores. In addition to the classic “Web of documents” W3C is helping to develop a technology to support a “Web of data” and that is Semantic Web. The term “Semantic Web” was coined by Tim Berners-Lee, it refers to W3C’s vision of the web of linked data. It is an add-on of World Wide Web through standards by W3C that…show more content…
It is also known as read-write web. The technologies of Web 2.0 allow assembling and managing large global crowds with common interests in social interactions. The added advantage of Web 2.0 over its previous generation is to support collaborations and to help gather collective intelligence. The main technologies and services of Web 2.0 includes Really Simple Syndication (RSS), blogs, Wikis, mashups, web services, tags, and etc. In this era of Web, several technologies like JavaScript, AJAX, XML and JSON were emerged. Though there are significant advantages, Web 2.0 has its own limitations. Some of the notable issues are:- 1) Lack of quality control - Web 2.0 promotes sloppy and invaluable content generated by several anonymous users. The results that do not always adhere to what is asked, thus leads to a low quality of actual content. 2) Lack of privacy - User profiles and personal information accessible to people that shouldn’t be able to public. 3) Lack of security – The ease of personal data such as e-mail address to transpire and become known to spams and other virus threats. 4) Breach of copyright – A way of helping music or movie piracy, in conjunction with free data sharing that can be easily found on the internet. Web 3.0 (2010 - onward), the third generation of the web and what we know as The Semantic Web has emerged to define structure data and link them in order to more effective, automate,

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