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The Newest Generation Internet: WEB 3.0

Written by: Qadir AK

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Qadir AK

Qadir Ak is the founder of Coinpedia. He has over a decade of experience writing about technology and has been covering the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since 2010. He has also interviewed a few prominent experts within the cryptocurrency space.

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Apr 6, 2022

Any new technology is referred to as 'emerging technology.' However, it can also refer to the ongoing advancement of existing technology. Web3.0 is one such technology.

The World Wide Web, also known as the Internet, has evolved significantly. We're on the verge of the next Web revolution with the arrival of Web3. Unlike Web1, a read-only web, and Web2, a read-write web, Web3 claims to be a read-write web – in other words, a decentralized Internet.

Web3 is a new internet iteration that uses Blockchain to "decentralize" management, limiting the power of large firms like Google and Meta and making it more democratic. With the emerging technologies such as Blockchain and Metaverse, the concept of web3.0 is making a lot of noise. 

Join us as we discuss what web 3.0 means, how it evolved and came about, and how it differs from its predecessors.

The Evolution of Web

The first era of the Internet - Web 1.0

Web 1.0 was the first-ever stage of development of the World Wide Web, also known as the static web. It is referred to as a read-only web as the user can only read the content of the information displayed.

The Web1.0 period existed from 1991 to 2004, and websites solely offered information to users with no way to interact with them. Users were only permitted to search for the material they wanted to read.

Because there were no algorithms to sift through web pages in Web 1.0, consumers had difficulty finding helpful information. Simply described, it was like a one-way highway with a small pathway, where the content was created by a small group of people and information was primarily sourced from directories.

The Internet back then was dominated by AltaVista and Netscape. The concept of logging in or ...

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