What is Web 3.0

Regia Marinho
2 min readNov 2, 2021

Web 3.0 is not #Cryptocurrency, #NFTs, the #metaverse.

Web 3.0 is a series of protocols and integrated platforms… They make possible these applications, services, and currencies.

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Web 1.0 is like a one-way system. You can only read the news that a company shares with you.

In Web 2.0 of the internet. The data is primarily stored in centralized storage locations.

In Web 3.0, data will be connected in a decentralized way.

Web 3.0 is a series of protocols and enabling, integrated platforms, which make these applications, services, and currencies possible.

People keep asking what Web 3.0 is. I think maybe when you’ve got an overlay of scalable vector graphics — everything rippling and folding and looking misty — on Web 2.0 and access to a semantic Web integrated across a huge space of data, you’ll have access to an unbelievable data resource …

— Tim Berners-Lee, 2006

In Web 3.0, users will also be able to interact with data through the use of AI and machine learning technology.

The term web 3.0 was created by John Markoff of the New York Times and referred to a supposed 3rd generation of Internet-based services.



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