As web 2.0 expands its footprints, entrepreneurs across the globe are copying the successful web 2.0 ideas and are taking them to the next level or implementing them at a local/regional level.
Business 2.0’s latest issue has mapped these global web 2.0 companies/products on the world map.
As the article notes, innovation is no more restricted to Sillicon Valley alone. Small companies from India/Israel/ Australia/Ireland etc. are giving a stiff competition to their counterparts in the valley.
- Social networks (like myspace),
- Social media (like Flickr),
- Webware (applications that work within the browser- like writely),
- Aggregators (Digg.com) and
- Mashups (sites that add features to an existing successful app like Google Maps etc), and
- Internet TV (like YouTube)
Interestingly, most of these sites are in English (except for few like Digg.com’s German clone: Yigg.de)
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