Web 2.0 Applications in China

  • Dongsheng Zhai
  • Chen Liu
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 252)


Since 2005, the term Web 2.0 has gradually become a hot topic on the Internet. Web 2.0 lets users create web contents as distinct from webmasters or web coders. Web 2.0 has come to our work, our life and even has become an indispensable part of our web-life. Its applications have already been widespread in many fields on the Internet. So far, China has about 137 million netizens [1], therefore its Web 2.0 market is so attractive that many sources of venture capital flow into the Chinese Web 2.0 market and there are also a lot of new Web 2.0 companies in China. However, the development of Web 2.0 in China is accompanied by some problems and obstacles. In this paper, we will mainly discuss Web 2.0 applications in China, with their current problems and future development trends.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dongsheng Zhai
    • 1
  • Chen Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementBeijing University of TechnologyBeijingChina

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