At similar events to these organisers have a habit of inviting young people to panels to give it a sense of being ‘with it’ and these young people can be disproportionately praised for their contribution. Unbelievably wise for her years, Evans held her own against the other opinionated and powerful women.
This term is now used refer to this category of desktop and web based applications which are most commonly in use and in popularity today like Myspace, Facebook, Linked In, blogger, wordpress etc. Most of the web 2.0 applications take the user generated content and make software on top of that that crates value e.g.
Last weekend as part of the Brighton Digital Festival, a month-long celebration of digital in one of the most ‘digital cities’ in the country, a panel of women talked about how feminism is being affected by social media.
The people on the panel were a broad church of opinion, ranging from the extraordinary Lilinaz Evans, 15-year-old founder of the ‘Twitter Youth Feminist Army’ to Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Bridget Christie, as well as No More Page 3 campaigner Lucy-Anne Holmes and Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore.
Additionally, we have made a significant change in the way online interactivity is accomplished, not so much technologically, but in how we interact and share information with others using various forms of online connections.
The popularity of Web 2.0 becomes apparent as new features and functionality become available.