Blockchain projects should learn from Google and Facebook by monetizing users without directly asking for their money.
Web 2.0 News
The significant features of Web 2.0 — such as interactive, collaborative and dispersed behaviors — make it possible for both official and informal arenas of daily activities to take place online. In addition, Web 2.0 is participatory and focused on allowing reading and writing online, making web transactions bidirectional.
For instance, Web 2.0 also spawned self-publishing tools like WordPress and social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter. Despite these advantages, there is still a lack of communication and knowledge exchange across platforms and community boundaries in Web 2.0, which led to the development of Web 3.0.
Water & Music founder Cherie Hu explains how technology is evolving the music industry — but is it to the benefit of musicians?2440
Open APIs are vital for healthy communities on social platforms. With Web2 companies beginning to reject that principle, Web3 could be poised to supplant them.16132
The mantra of this year’s Polkadot Decoded 2023 conference is to focus on building better products instead of worrying about token price.5123
Memes come and go, but greed, harassment and “community” are stalwarts of the crypto industry.8514
Decentralized physical infrastructure is offering the most real-world implementations for blockchain technology to date.18824
Locked paywalls and high fees are defining characteristics of traditional academic research. DeSci can lower the barriers to access.2488
Cassava Network’s recent v3 product launch allows Africa’s Web2 users to get onboarded to Web3 while earning rewards and increasing their income.3462
Blockchain enthusiasts want other people to use blockchain technology, but Julien Genestoux points out that they were still using Eventbrite at ETHDenver.2511
While Twitter users may be more crypto-native, that doesn’t mean they’re going to win in the NFT arena.4537
NFT project executive Alex Altgausen said that if NFT projects want to disrupt traditional industries, they should explore storage technologies available in Web3.7191
Industry experts and one skeptical economist tackle the world of crypto, blockchain and Web3 in a new series from online learning platform Masterclass.11249
NFTs hosted on FTX platform were affected by the firm’s collapse, showing blank images instead of the original art.9017
Web3 security’s not only about money; it’s about the culture and values that the community protects, which brings out the need for education, points out Cointelegraph’s Kristina Cornèr.5710
Binance CEO CZ talked about some of the latest crypto trends, why crypto is still a stable investment, Binance’s Twitter deal and more.4269