Through a poll launched on the web by a small British company (Carsonified), 3000 web users voted for their preferred web application. Results were released in March 2008 and they are quite interesting in a perspective of user generated content (see previous post about it or another one in French) :
The top ten web applications rely on user generated content and/or on social networking, as shown below with the first six of them :
Again, this gives a good idea of what’s important now and part of the general tendency towards a more and more participative web communication.
It is clear for Carsonified that web applications people really like help them to communicate and share their experiences with others on a direct daily basis.