Trends in Agricultural Information Management: Web 2.0 and Social Networking

Vipinkumar, V P and Nimisha, C P and Manu, V K (2013) Trends in Agricultural Information Management: Web 2.0 and Social Networking. In: ICAR funded Short Course on “ICT -oriented Strategic Extension for Responsible Fisheries Management, 05-25 November, 2013, Kochi.


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    Examining the recent trends Agricultural Information Management, it can be observed that, the advances in technologies, particularly Internet technologies have changed the way information is accessed and disseminated. There is a shift towards more dynamic applications and more interactivity between users. This current shift in web technologies is commonly known currently as Web 2.0. As internet technology has evolved from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0, the manner in which information is generated, accessed, organized, and disseminated has changed. Some of the attributes of Web 2.0 include the growth of social networks, bidirectional communication and significant diversity in types of content. Web 2.0 as a term used to describe websites and services where the content is created partially or entirely by the users. The term Web 2.0 was conceptualized and introduced by Tim O'Reilly and Dale Dougherty. Tim O'Reilly defined web 2.0 as: "the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the internet as platform, and an attempt to understand the rules for success on that new platform.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Agricultural Information Management; Web 2.0; Social Networking
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2014 06:54
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:57

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