Experts: Don’t try to copy Web 2.0 on phones

Link. My comment: “duh”. In fact, don’t even try to copy Web 1.0 on phones. Even the concept of what’s uable differs on the small screen. -m

2 Responses to “Experts: Don’t try to copy Web 2.0 on phones”

  1. Web Things, by Mark Baker » Blog Archive » WAP-think invades Mobile Web 2.0 http://www.markbaker.ca/blog/2006/10/19/wap-think-invades-mobile-web-20/

    […] The article’s not all bad though (in fairness, the main message is obvious – as Micah says, “Duh”). It also warns against “naive copying of PC services” (which I assume he means Web sites primarily targetted at PC users – a subtle but important distinction), which is good advice, but here’s a tip for mobile folks; if you find yourself moving outside the browser, or doing so while not using Web technologies (widgets), you’re not doing Web 2.0. It might be “Mobile 2.0″, but it’s not Web 2.0, and therefore not “Mobile Web 2.0″. […]

  2. Scott at Real Epicurean http://www.realepicurean.com

    It’s all about interpretation. Web 2.0 is all about usability and readability, and that concept, at least, is transferable to any medium.