The web has seen many changes in its relatively short life. web3 is absolutely no different, there are lots of new things to get used to once this new web3 paradigm settles in.
web3 will be very different from web2 because web2 was built on technology that simply cannot exist without intermediaries or trust agents. Intermediaries are third-party service providers that you rely on every day to succeed online, examples are banks, governments, advertisers, social media sites, etc…
The web was designed for its users and developers first and foremost. The ethos remains the same even as we move over to web3 which is a huge sign of relief. One thing web users love about their connected lives is the ability to connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime. It’s hard to remember web1 when no one had any hyperlinks, web 1 was just getting started so there were not many web pages online at all. Surely the web founders did not see this web3 future coming…
The web3 paradigm has introduced us to new concepts like smart contracts, decentralized autonomous organizations aka DAOs, decentralized applications aka Dapps. These are all integral parts of web3 but what does it mean? what changes can we expect to see in eCommerce once web3 is widely adopted by developers and users alike?
Freelancers have always been a huge part of the workforce since workers began losing their jobs en masse during The Great Depression. Web2 has seen the rise of platforms where freelancers can seek out work with companies, individuals, and other freelancers.
When web3 is widely adopted then web users will be able to engage with their peers directly, this means that they won’t need to rely on centralized service providers like social media sites who make billions of dollars selling user data to advertisers. web3 can enable web users to monetize the valuable data they create instead of losing it all in the name of profit.
While this era has seen many positives like increased communication between people around the world, web2 has brought about its fair share of problems too. These include information overload, more advertisements than ever before which are ranging further up the chain into dinnertime TV ads being pushed on web users by Google using Adwords, web users are not only being watched by web service providers but their data is also being sold to advertisers.
The web3 paradigm might be the solution that web2 was lacking, web3 enables web developers and users alike to create decentralized applications that can’t be censored or shut down since they don’t need central servers. These new decentralized web3 apps will change everything about how web users access information online, for example, you could check out a restaurant review on yelp while browsing for something to eat but the reviews would be given by actual verified customers instead of paid freelancers.
Web3 will give web users more independence than ever before which is essential if we want web use overall. Power should lie with the people using the web rather than web service providers. There is no reason why web users shouldn’t be able to use web3 to monetize their own data instead of big companies doing it for them. web3 will give web developers even more freedom than web2 did.
The web was created as an open-source project meaning that there were no rules about who could contribute new ideas, anyone with the skills could make changes to web pages and send those new webpages back to central servers (called web farms) where the majority of web pages would be governed by user consensus. This is virtually unheard of in other forms of technology where someone or a company owns patents on certain ideas. Web3 will end up surpassing all expectations because the people behind it are extremely intelligent, talented web developers who have been working in web development for many years and web3 is a web developer’s wet dream.
web3 has much to offer web users, web service providers, and web developers alike. web3 will give control back to web users since they won’t be watched constantly by centralized service providers like web2 social media sites like Facebook and web service providers will need to compete with web3 decentralized competitors if they want us web users to use web3 apps.
Web3 offers web developers the opportunity to forge their own future and it’s important that we all spread this message and find solutions that can be created on web3, we might not see this new paradigm coming but web3 is already here and we should embrace it.
web3 will greatly benefit web users and web developers by removing the middlemen web service providers who we sometimes don’t even realize we’re relying on to provide services.
Web3 is here and it’s not going anywhere, web3 empowers web users and web developers and this web developer believes in web3.
some web3 examples: Upfiring, Steemit, Akasha (decentralized web3 social media sites)
Notable web3 project mentions in the article: ETH, Filecoin, Truffle, Webpack, Infura.io
If web3 is mentioned or use is implied then web2 needs to be mentioned as well.
Mention web service providers like Google (and how they’ve made billions selling our privacy). Mention that web users create the content that makes web service providers rich and famous but never see any of that money ourselves.
Talks about centralized vs decentralized power structures on web2. Talks about how web2 has had both positive and negative effects on society so far. web1 was the same way. web3 will benefit web users and web developers by giving us more freedom than web2 has done thus far. web3 decentralizes power structures on the internet (removing centralized web service providers like Facebook, Google, etc). web3 allows web developers to create dapps (decentralized apps) that are censorship-resistant. Explains how web3 empowers web users to monetize their own data instead of big companies doing it for them with no compensation whatsoever.
web3 gives web developers the opportunity to forge their own future so it’s important that we all spread this message and find solutions that can be created on web3 because web2 hasn’t been a complete success so far. The article ends by saying that there is no web3 alternative to web2 so web2 and web3 need each other.
– web3 is already here, whether you know it or not ____ so let’s embrace it instead of trying to create a new paradigm that might never happen because web 2 has paved the way for web3 to exist ___ web2 was here first, but remember that Web1 didn’t have any centralized social media sites either
web3 empowers web users and web developers by removing centralized web service providers like Facebook, Google, etc. web3 also benefits web developers by giving them the opportunity to forge their own future
– decentralized apps (dapps) allow for information and code to be stored on a peer-to-peer network rather than a central location where hackers could easily obtain that data and wreak havoc
web2 has had both positive and negative effects on society so far but web1 wasn’t completely successful either and we need web2 and web3 working together rather than against each other because without one another they will both fail
( web3 is not an alternative to web2, web3 benefits web developers and web users by giving us more freedom than web2 has done thus far)
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