Web 2.0 vs. Semantic Web vs. RDF

May 12th, 2006

Here’s a Google Trend chart comparing the number of Google searches for Web 2.0 versus Semantic Web versus RDF.

Google trend search for Web 2.0, Semantic Web, RDF
While I was not surprised that Web 2.0 overtook both in 2006, I was surprised that RDF consistently dominates Semantic Web. Note that the search terms used for RDF is RDF -media. Click through to the search results and see some interesting information on cities and regions where the searches are popular. The US is 7th, behind Korea, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore, India and Taiwan.