Released on = November 24, 2006, 3:29 am
Press Release Author = web2innovations.com
Industry = Internet & Online
Press Release Summary = Mountain View, California (EPR Network) Nov 24 2006 — Web 2.0 Innovations (web2innovations.com) discovers, tracks and ranks web 2.0Р’В innovations, inventions, concepts, ideas and beyond.
Press Release Body = It also discovers, tracks and connects web 2.0 news, web 2.0 acquisition and funding deals as well as strategic comments on Web 2.0 events, news, companies and projects from the blogs, forums, news sites and the web. We live in interesting web times by witnessing the major web transformation taking place all over the Internet. From innovative social software, artificial intelligence experiments, multi-user collaborative AJAX-based tools, semantic applications, next-net contextual approaches, sharing knowledge gigantic sites, bookmaking facilities and photo, video and music tagging, sharing and transferring mixtures to ultra-modern server-, client-, and web-based platforms, surrealistic concepts and TV/Multimedia/Web mashups, they are all hire. Some of the sites listed below might be the next Microsoft, Yahoo! or Google or all them together. Web 2.0, 3.0 and beyond is not only on technological level, it is also on a conceptual aspect. What does web 2.0 really mean; one can find out the basics over here: Web 2.0. In our view, it is all about the long waited web evolution where static web sites from the nineties step down and give the freedom to community driven, user-centric, multi-channel distributed, search engine independent, next-generation, cross-platform concepts, applications and programs. Obviously, the web transforms, but what is next? Perhaps any of the innovations below might give you the answer.
What about the ranking criteria? Innovativeness, of course, uniqueness, effectiveness, potential for enormous growth, huge web properties, disruptor, web 2.0 concept and technologies, popularity, buzz and beyond. Suggestions at info [at]
YouTube is a place for people to engage in new ways with video by sharing, commenting on, and viewing videos. YouTube originally started as a personal video sharing service, and has grown into an entertainment destination with people
watching more than 70 million videos on the site daily.
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit. Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has rapidly grown into the largest reference website on the Internet. The content of Wikipedia is free, written collaboratively by people from all around the world. This website is a wiki, which means that anyone with access to an Internet-connected computer can edit, correct, or improve information throughout the encyclopedia, simply by clicking the edit this page link.
Flickr – almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. We want to help people make their photos available to the people who matter to them and we want to enable new ways of organizing photos.
MySpace is an online community that lets you meet your friends’ friends. Create a private community on MySpace and you can share photos, journals and interests with your growing network of mutual friends! See who knows who, or how you are connected. Find out if you really are six people away from Kevin Bacon.
Digg is a user driven social content website. Ok, so what the heck does that mean? Well, everything on digg is submitted by the digg user community (that would be you). After you submit content, other digg users read your submission and digg what they like best. If your story rocks and receives enough diggs, it is promoted to the front page for the millions of digg visitors to see.
WordPress is a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. What a mouthful. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.
With more than 33 million members, Friendster is the best way to stay in touch with your friends and it\’s the fastest way to discover the people and things that matter to you most.
Facebook is a social utility that connects you with the people around you. Facebook is made up of lots of separate networks — things like schools, companies, and regions. You can use Facebook to: Share information with people you know; See what’s going on with your friends; Look up people around you.
del.icio.us is a social bookmarking website – the primary use of del.icio.us is to store your bookmarks online, which allows you to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere, too. On del.icio.us, you can use tags to organize and remember your bookmarks, which is a much more flexible system than folders.
Orkut is an online community that connects people through a network of trusted friends. We are committed to providing an online meeting place where people can socialize, make new acquaintances and find others who share their interests. Join
orkut to expand the circumference of your social circle.
Netvibes.com is a custom made web 2.0 home page solution. This service is free and gives the user the ability: to create a personalized page with the content they like; to put together data feeds and services from web 2.0 with a very simple
interface; to access your page anytime and from any computer…
Technorati – currently tracking 58.7 million blogs. Technorati is the recognized authority on what\’s happening on the World Live Web, right now. The Live Web is the dynamic and always-updating portion of the Web. We search, surface, and organize blogs and the other forms of independent, user-generated content (photos, videos, voting, etc.) increasingly referred to as \”citizen media\”.
StumbleUpon helps you discover and share great websites. As you click Stumble!, we deliver high-quality pages matched to your personal preferences. These pages have been explicitly recommended by your friends or one of 1,488,675 (November 2006) other websurfers with interests similar to you. Rating these sites you like, automatically shares them with like-minded people — and helps you discover great sites your friends recommend.
LinkedIn is an online network of more than 8 million experienced professionals from around the world, representing 130 industries. When you join, you create a profile that summarizes your professional accomplishments. Your profile helps you find and be found by former colleagues, clients, and partners. You can add more connections by inviting trusted contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you.
Bebo is the next generation social networking site where members can stay in touch with their College friends, connect with friends, share photos, discover new interests and just hang out.
Multiply gives you an easy way to share all kinds of digital media, including photos, blogs, videos, music and more, all in one convenient place: your own personal web site. With Multiply, you can share and discuss your stuff with everyone
in your \”social network,\” and also be alerted whenever they have something new.
Last.fm is the flagship product from the team that designed the Audioscrobbler music engine. More than ten million times a day, Last.fm users \”scrobble\” their tracks to our servers, helping to collectively build the world\’s largest social music
Reddit is a source for what\’s new and popular on the web — personalized for you. Your votes train a filter, so let reddit know what you liked and disliked, because you\’ll begin to be recommended links filtered to your tastes. All of the content on reddit is submitted and voted on by users like you.
LinkedWords.com is all about finding relevant information on demand at the right time and place within the content\’s context of any possible page around the web by clicking on hyper-linked words contextually incorporated within the text you read there.
Zillow.com is an online real estate service dedicated to helping you get an edge in real estate by providing you with valuable tools and information. Provides free valuation and data for 67 million homes in US.
Vox is a free personal blogging service for sharing your experiences with friends and family.
Furl is a free service that saves the important items you find on the Web and enables you to quickly find them again. Furl archives a personal copy of every page you save. When you want to recall it, you can find it instantly by searching the
full text your archived items. Each member has a personal archive of 5 gigabytes (GB), large enough to store tens of thousands of searchable items.
Odeo – Over one million audio files, from podcasts and all over the web. Listen, download, subscribe…
Second Life is a 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents. Since opening to the public in 2003, it has grown explosively and today is inhabited by a total of 1,444,464 people (Nov \’06) from around the globe.
Eurekster, a leading search technology and service provider, empowers communities to own and refine site-based web search. Eurekster, Inc. increases the value of search for everyone: end-users, community members, web publishers, site owners, advertisers, agencies and marketers.
Pageflakes – your personalized startpage: News, photos, music, bookmarks, blogs, weather and much more. All on one page that you can customize as you like!
Revver is the first viral video network that pays. We believe in your talent and your right to share it with the world on your terms. Set your video free.
Squidoo: SKWID-OO, n. v., adj., addiction. 1) thousands of people creating a handbuilt catalog of the best stuff online 2) a free and fun way to make your own page and get traffic 3) a place to find what you\’re looking for, fast.
vSocial, powered by vCONNECT, is a social networking for video platform that enables content owners, site operators and online marketing organizations to custom brand, target, virally distribute and monetize their message via video.
Flock is an amazing web browser built on fast and secure Mozilla technologies. View and share photos with an innovative new photo bar in the browser. Subscribe to your favorite websites to get the freshest content automatically, in summaries that are easy to save and blog. Search more quickly, more effectively, and more richly with the innovative Flock Search Toolbar. Download the Flock beta and you\’ll be spreading the word that there\’s a new way to web.
Trulia is a residential real estate search engine that helps consumers search for homes for sale, trends, neighborhood insights and other real estate information directly from hundreds of thousands of real estate broker Web sites. You can create your own custom search by price, number of bedrooms, neighborhood and more – without having to submit a lead form, provide personal information or wait to get contacted by a lead qualifier who may not handle the property listing.
Simply Hired is a vertical search engine company based in Silicon Valley, and we\’re building the largest online database of jobs on the planet. Our goal is to make finding your next job a simple yet effective, enjoyable journey. We can\’t always
promise you\’ll discover your dream job, but we\’ll give you the best chance possible to get a bigger paycheck, a more considerate boss, or a shorter commute.
hakia is building the Web\’s new \”meaning-based\” search engine with the sole purpose of improving search relevancy and interactivity, pushing the current boundaries of Web search. The benefits to the end user are search efficiency, richness of information, and time savings.
What is Talkr ? Talkr allows you to listen to text-only blogs on your iPod. Talkr podcasts the blogs you love (and the ones you hate, too).
At Spot Runner we make it easy, simple and affordable for everyone to take advantage of local TV advertising.
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