Do you look for a website that has more user interaction such as information sharing, cross platform flexibility? Then Web 2.0 should definitely be the answer for your needs. Web 2.0 is commonly associated with Web application which lets the user for interactive information, sharing hub that can work on different platform of technology which essentially makes a part of the World Wide Web.
Examples for Web 2.0 based applications are Web-Based social communities, hosted services, intranet web application, social-networking sites, wikis, blogs etc., to name a few. A Web 2.0 web site allows the users to interact with another user who is present on the other side of the globe or to change website content, in contrast to non-interactive websites where users are limited to the passive viewing of information that is provided to them. Web 2.0 applications draws together the capabilities of client- and server-side software or technology, content syndication and the use of network protocols. For maintaining a Standard across all the browsers may use plug-ins and software extensions to handle the content and the user interactions and this plug-ins can also come from third party vendor.
Web 2.0 web sites provide users with information storage, creation, and distribution capabilities that were not possible in the environment which is the predecessor of Web 2.0 A web 2.0 web site typically contains some of the following features and techniques. Searching functionality: A user can type a word or a phrase to find the information through Keyword search. Linkage to another world: It unites information together into a meaningful information environment using the model of the Web. Authoring the Website content: A feature, which let the user to author the website by creating or updating the contents of the website.