Different versions of the Web
Compare the different versions of the Web across layers such as user options, user roles, platform ownership, types of implementations, and data traceability.
|Web 1.0||Web 2.0||Web 3.0|
|User options||Read||Read + Write||Read + Write + Own, Execute, Control|
|User roles||Consumers||Data providers||Participants and contributors|
|Main contents||Web of Content (business offering)||Web of Data (user generated, big data)||Web of Value and Meaning (connected data creates meaning and value which can be transacted)|
|Platform ownership||Open||Closed, centralized, monopolistic||Open decentralized|
|Types of implementations||Static, brochure websites||Enterprise Web Portals, Interactive portals, web and mobile applications and services||Interoperable solutions working across organizational silos.
Metaverse experience with decentralized back-ends.
|Data traceability||No knowledge of the users or their behavior. Content is broadcasted with inconclusive data.||Targeted content and service delivery, at the cost of loss of ownership and multiple intermediaries.||True targeting – direct connection between content (and content owner) and service providers.|