Web 2.0 describes www(world wide web) that use technology beyond the static pages of earlier web sites. It is a new version of the world wide web. These sites may allow users to interact and collaborate with each other in a social media dialogue as creators of user generated content in a virtual community, in contrast of web sites where people are limited to the passive viewing of content. Some Examples of web 2.0 include Web Blogs, web app, wikis, hosted services, social media sites, folksonomies, mashups, file document & photo sharing, video sharing sites. Web 2.0 can be described in three parts (RIA) rich internet application, (WOA) web oriented architecture and social web. Sites include the following features and techniques like search, anchor links, authoring, tags, extensions, and offers you an interactive user interface, software facilities and data storage through your browser. The most popular advantages of web 2.0 are dynamic content, openness, scalability, user participation, metadata and rich user interface. Using web 2.0 sites webmasters can improve SEO and build high pr quality backlinks.
1 Youtube Alexa rank = 3 | Site URL = www.youtube.com
YouTube is a video sharing site developed by three former paypal employees Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim in 2005, later this company was bought by google for $1.66 billion. This awesome site allows users to upload, share and view videos. On this platform registered users can upload digital content to their channels, but unregistered users cannot upload videos. Using youtube you can improve your website traffic, SEO and online business. You can earn money from youtube by uploading videos. Top ten youtube channels T-Series, netd muzik, Ryan ToysReview, WWE, Family Fun Pack, 3LAMESTUDIO, JustinBieberVEVO, CalvinHarrisVEVO, El Reino Infantil.
2 Twitter Alexa rank = 11 | Site URL = twitter.com
Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service. Twitter messages can be up to 140 characters long. It's most popular message platform on the internet. Twitter was developed in 2006 by Evan Williams, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass. Over 198 million active visitor use twitter and posted 321 million tweets every day. Company revenue = 317+ million, Employees = 320+.
3 Wikipedia.org Alexa rank = 5 | Site URL = www.wikipedia.org
Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia, supported and hosted by the non profit wikimedia foundation. Wikipedia.org launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger on february 1, 2001. The wikimedia foundation operates top ten sites such as Wiktionary, Wikinews, Wikiquote, Wikiversity, Wikibooks, Wikidata, Wikisource, Wikivoyage, Wikispecies and Meta wiki. Slogan The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
4 Tumblr Alexa rank = 43 | Site URL = www.tumblr.com
Tumblr is a social networking and microblogging platform founded by David Karp, later this website owned by yahoo inc (April 30, 2013 for approximately $1.1 billion). Tumblr allows users to post videos, audios, images and some other content to a short form blog. As of february 2, 2016 tumblr hosts over 232 million blogs.
5 Pinterest Alexa rank = 61 | Site URL = www.pinterest.com
Pinterest is a content sharing service that allows members to 'pin' videos, images/photos and other objects to their pinboard. Website users can upload, sort, save and manage digital content known as 'pins' and other media content through collections known as 'pinboards'. This awesome site was founded by Evan Sharp, Paul Sciarra and Ben Silbermann. Type of site - Visual discovery, collection, and storage tool.
6 Wordpress.org Alexa rank = 157 | Site URL = wordpress.org
Wordpress is a open source ("means there are hundreds of people all over the world working on it") blogging tool and a (CMS) content management system based on mysql and php. Wordpress was used by more than 22.2% of the top 10M sites as of january 2015. Wordpress native applications exist for iOS, Android, Webos, Blackberry and Windows Phone. License under wordpress software released = GNU GPLv2.
7 Craigslist.org Alexa rank = 153 | Site URL = www.craigslist.org
Craigslist.org is a classified advertisements site with sections devoted to services, items wanted, personals, housing, jobs, for sale and discussion forums. According carigslist 60 million visitors use craigslist and 30 billion page views per month. This website available in 700 cities in 70 countries. Company Type = Private | Founded = 1995 | Company Headquarters = San Francisco | Registration = optional | Website available in = English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, French, Portuguese.
8 Wikihow Alexa rank = 256 | Site URL = www.wikihow.com
Wikihow is an open source project founded by internet entrepreneur Jack Herrick. All wikihow content (text, videos, images) is released under a creative commons license. Website slogan = "we're trying to help everyone on the planet learn how to do anything" | Registration = Optional but required for certain tasks such as uploading files and editing protected pages.
9 Wikia Alexa rank = 241 | Site URL = www.wikia.com
Wikia is a community website that anyone can contribute to discover, share and add your knowledge. In other word wikia is a most popular wiki hosting service for wikis. This website publishes all user provided content under a free license (creative commons attribution shareAlike license). Company Founded = 2004 | Founder(s) = Jimmy Wales, Angela Starling | Type of Website = Wiki Hosting Service | Registration = Optional.
10 Xing.com Alexa rank = 791 | Site URL = www.xing.com
Xing is a social website for enabling a small world network for professionals. This web 2.0 site offers personal profiles, event coordination, groups, discussion forums and some other common social community features.
11 Wix.com Alexa rank = 352 | Site URL = www.wix.com
Wix is a most popular online web development company this offers more than one functionalities to develop HTML5 mobile and desktop based sites. Functionalities offers by wix platform such as email marketing, contact and community forums, social plug-ins and some third party applications. It was founded by Nadav Abrahami, Avishai Abrahami and Giora Kaplan in 2006.
12 eHow Alexa rank = 2,376 | Site URL = www.ehow.com
eHow was founded in 1999, eHow content and digital media content are created by freelancers and cover more than 50 type of areas. In 2015 the website was adding more than 5,543 articles and videos a day while employing 14,563 freelance writers, editors and producers. In 2012 eHow was badly penalised by google panda and penguin algorithm site traffic down 60%.
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