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The appeal of Web 2.0
Posted: 12 April 2007

While many earlier projects requiring user involvement were less than successful just months ago, many more are now booming and bursting with user generated content. To give you an idea of the potential Web 2.0 hold for an application/service like Google Earth, simply look to panoramio.com (my space is http://www.panoramio.com/user/2748) and see how this application is truly changing GE... and boosting tourism for many places.

MindBullet logo GOOGLE EARTH WORLD'S SIXTH BIGGEST ECONOMY
Virtual world covers two-thirds of the 'real' world
Dateline: 7 June 2017
Google Earth's virtual online buildings, designed and built by the in-world residents, now cover most of the developed world and all major tourism destinations. The annual value of e-commerce and online financial services makes it the planet's sixth biggest economy. Google's 3D view of the world, using satellite imagery, was too big to turn into a detailed representation of every building ...
 
Doug Vining Hi Andrew, this is a great example of the creative use of the platform I was referring to, and I'm sure there will be others.
Posted: 12 April 2007 at 11:49
 
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