Mobile Web 2.0, an Overstatement?

google.jpgIt’s one thing to call social networking and commerce sites with advanced features Web 2.0, but to put the Mobile Web — which is in its infancy — in the same bucket may be overstretching definitions. mocoNews is reporting Google’s Sumit Agarwal, a product manager in the mobile division, is calling it “Web 0.5.” Form factors like small screens and tiny keypads with shared characters and digits may be holding back advancements, as do the walled garden portals. Progress may appear to be happening, but the post alludes to a slow evolution.

Mobile Web 2.0 May Be Too Ambitious, Let’s Call It Mobile 0.5 [mocoNews]