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Nowadays, using the internet in our life becomes something essential. According to Gartner “the internet and enterprise are the two most important IT developments to emerge in the 1990s”. Therefore, the internet is improving significantly which make the users realize that when they use internet application, they are no longer software application. Software applications in these days are more likely like service, updates every time which make the company give the user the opportunity to test the application and know how the user use the application before they released it. According to Gartner “However, the majority of active Internet users will find value in participating in this area in the coming years.”

One of the popular beta web 2.0 applications is Google Wave. Google Wave is an online tool for real-time communication and collaboration. Google Wave gives the people the opportunity to share their work documents, videos for presentation and photos. The users also can discuss their work and more. In addition, users can add users and reply on the people messages. Therefore, the benefit of using this application as beta first is to get the user experience which will create a relation between the company and the user. However there are some ethical issues with using this program which is copyright for the writer because anyone of the user can edit and copy the writer work with taking any permissions.

Another example of web 2.0 applications is Facebook. Facebook is beta and it is a social networking community website, which gives the user the opportunity to have their own page with their pictures and videos and their states. Also, they can add some applications to share it with their friends. The benefits of using Facebook as a beta is to give the developer the chance to see the user experience and know how the users are using the Facebook to improve it. Also it helps the developer to know what is important without the need to ask the users. Therefore, using this application help the people to communicate with the need to see each other. However, this application has some issues which is the privacy because the users can read the other people pages unless they change the settings.