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The Innovation of Loneliness

What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely? Inspired and Based on the wonderful book by Sherry Turkle - Alone Together. Also Based on Dr.…
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Keep up with the rapidly changing social media industry. Get the big picture and follow the emerging trends. Also: http://sometek.fi (in Finnish)
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Apple Shows The Only Camera You Need Is In Your Pocket

Apple Shows The Only Camera You Need Is In Your Pocket | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Instead of using marketing images, Apple went out and found the best shots taken on the iPhone 6 by everyday people. It gathered pictures from around the world shot purely on the iPhone 6 into a beautiful gallery and details what apps were used to capture the shot.

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Chris Messina: The Future of Social Networks (Part 2)

Chris Messina: The Future of Social Networks (Part 2) | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
We sat down with Chris Messina, inventor of the hashtag, to discuss the future of privacy and social networks, how to define success in software, and more.
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The Largest Update to HTTP in 16 Years Has Been Finalized

The Largest Update to HTTP in 16 Years Has Been Finalized | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

HTTP/2 is a huge deal; it’s the next big version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, marking the largest change since 1999 when HTTP 1.1 was adopted

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How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life - NYTimes.com

How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life - NYTimes.com | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

So for the past two years, I’ve been interviewing individuals like Justine Sacco: everyday people pilloried brutally, most often for posting some poorly considered joke on social media. Whenever possible, I have met them in person, to truly grasp the emotional toll at the other end of our screens. The people I met were mostly unemployed, fired for their transgressions, and they seemed broken somehow — deeply confused and traumatized.

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Man ska nog tänka sig för både en och två gånger innan man trycker på send-knappen... Intressant och skrämmande läsning.

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The Acceleration of Acceleration: How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected

The Acceleration of Acceleration: How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
One of the things that happens when you write books about the future is you get to watch your predictions fail. This is nothing new, of course, but what’s different this time around is the direction of those failures.
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Sosiaalinen portfolio: näin saat töitä tulevaisuudessa

Sosiaalinen portfolio: näin saat töitä tulevaisuudessa | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Ennen portfoliota tarvittiin lähinnä vain luovilla aloilla. Tulevaisuudessa portfolio tai blogi voi olla työnsaannin edellytys lähes kaikessa asiantuntijatyössä. Osaaminen pitää lyödä tiskiin tai muuten kukaan ei usko, että sellaista on olemassa. Läpinäkyvyys toimii, mystinen sumuverho ei niinkään

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Facebook Was The One Network People Used Less In 2014

Facebook Was The One Network People Used Less In 2014 | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

new comprehensive survey shows that out of the eight biggest social networks, Facebook was the only one to see a decline in the rate of people actively using the site per month over 2014 — a pattern that was consistent in regions across the world — while others like Pinterest and Tumblr saw large jumps in activity. 


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What Happens To Privacy When The Internet Is In Everything?

What Happens To Privacy When The Internet Is In Everything? | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

This week Google’s Eric Schmidt was on a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he suggested that the future Internet will be, in one sense, invisible — because it will be embedded into everything we interact with.

“The Internet will disappear,” he predicted (via The Hollywood Reporter). “There will be so many IP addresses…so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won’t even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time.

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Tumblr Launches An In-House Ad Agency That Pairs Creators With Big Brands

Tumblr Launches An In-House Ad Agency That Pairs Creators With Big Brands | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Tumblr's new Creatrs Network looks to transform its users into a massive, crowd-sourced ad agency.
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A Failure Of Leadership Or Design? Why Google Glass Flopped

A Failure Of Leadership Or Design? Why Google Glass Flopped | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
With customer service, production and supply chain management, companies are constantly being told that they have to get it right first time. In new technology, however, that mantra is turned on its head. Try to think of a truly great product that realised anything like its full potential in its very [...]
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Tech Addicts Confess How Facebook, Instagram, And Twitter Are Taking Over Their Lives

Tech Addicts Confess How Facebook, Instagram, And Twitter Are Taking Over Their Lives | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Are you addicted to Facebook and Instagram? How about Twitter?

Four women told the Herald Sun that they are absolutely addicted to the social media platforms...and what it's meant for their lives, careers, and relationships with loved ones.

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Verkkosuunnittelun trendit 2015 – mitä sinun tulee tietää?

Verkkosuunnittelun trendit 2015 – mitä sinun tulee tietää? | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Verkko muuttuu kiivaasti ja jo vuodessa ehtii tapahtua paljon. Mobiilikäyttäjien räjähdysmäinen kasvu, sosiaalisen median leviäminen verkon joka sopukkaan ja käyttökokemuksen korostuminen ovat suuria pohjavirtoja, jotka heijastuvat verkkosuunnitteluun. Jos sivusto on suunniteltu 3-5 vuotta sitten eikä sitä päivitetä säännöllisesti, se ei todennäköisesti ole enää kilpailukykyinen.

Verkkosivustolla on nykyisin merkitystä enemmän kuin koskaan, sillä ostopäätös tehdään yhä useammin verkossa. Mitä sinun siis tulisi tietää verkon kehityksestä? Mitkä ovat verkkosuunnittelun trendit 2015?

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4 Tech Trends That Will Define 2015, Selected By Frog

4 Tech Trends That Will Define 2015, Selected By Frog | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it


Around this time every year, global innovation and design firm Frog predicts what the biggest trends in tech will be in the coming year. In 2014, Frog predicted that drones, augmented reality, and self-driving cars would all be big trends (and they were mostly right). For 2015, Frog sees 3-D printers and hydroponic gardens in every kitchen, and smart T-shirts and wearable fitness AIs as some of the major tech trends of the year. Here's how four of Frog's designers see 2015 in tech playing out.

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Käyttökokemus ratkaisee verkossa

Käyttökokemus ratkaisee verkossa | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Viime vuosina käyttökokemus (user experience, UX) on noussut ratkaisevaksi kilpailutekijäksi, joka erottaa verkkopalvelun muista. Valta verkossa on asiakkaalla ja he ovat muuttuneet yhä valikoivemmiksi sen suhteen, millaista kokemusta he vaativat. Verkkopalvelun tulee olla miellyttävä ja helppo käyttää, kaunis, nopea ja funktionaalinen. Hyvä käyttökokemus koukuttaa käyttäjät palaamaan sivustolle ja suosittelemaan sitä verkostoilleen. Se rakentaa positiivista brändimielikuvaa, jonka arvo voi olla mittaamaton.


Mistä on hyvät käyttökokemukset tehty?

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Microsoft’s 2015 Future Vision video released, connected display everywhere - SlashGear

Microsoft’s 2015 Future Vision video released, connected display everywhere - SlashGear | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Microsoft has released a new video showcasing their ideas for the future. Demonstrating how emerging technologies could transform the future, Microsoft creates a very unique compilation. It's sleek and precisely orchestrated to create an introspective look at what Microsoft hopes it can achieve for the world in the not-too-distant future. The video is futuristic but strangely grounded in reality. Each of the tasks carried out in the video don't seem that far off from today's technological capabilities. Microsoft's Future Vision is set just five to ten years in the future.

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The Future of Social Media: Snapchat

The Future of Social Media: Snapchat | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

I have seen the future of social media and it’s Snapchat.

Look, I know how that sounds. It sounds like media hype. Well, maybe it is but I’m pretty sure it’s not. And I’ve been watching this company since before its then 23-year-old CEO Evan Spiegel turned down a $3 billion all-cash buyout offer from Facebook (FB).

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15 Predictions for Tech and Design in 2015 | WIRED

15 Predictions for Tech and Design in 2015 | WIRED | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

It’s our favorite time of year, when frogs from around the world examine the state of technology’s future. Below you’ll find 15 declarations and projections from experts whose work continually advances the human experience. 

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Facebook makes you depressed and new research explains WHY

Facebook makes you depressed and new research explains WHY | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it
Professor Margaret Duffy said Facebook can lead to depression if it is used "to see how well an acquaintance is doing financially or how happy an old friend is in his relationship"
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Why Economists are Wrong About Tech

Why Economists are Wrong About Tech | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

The problem with the economy is economists. The problem with economists is technology

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Ray Kurtzweil's Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years

Ray Kurtzweil's Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Bill Gates calls Ray, “the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence.” Ray is also amazing at predicting a lot more beyond just AI.

This post looks at his very incredible predictions for the next 20+ years. 

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The App Store makes more money than Hollywood | Cult of Mac

The App Store makes more money than Hollywood | Cult of Mac | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Hollywood has long been the sparkling gem of entertainment in the U.S., but when it comes to making money, Apple is schooling the entertainment industry on how to bring in the cash with the App Store.

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WhatsApp Comes To The Desktop

WhatsApp Comes To The Desktop | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Are you one of the 600 million people on WhatsApp? Do you grow tired of having to type all of your messages through your phone? Good news!

There’s now a desktop version.

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25 Disruptive Technology Trends for 2015 - 2016 - Brian Solis

25 Disruptive Technology Trends for 2015 - 2016 - Brian Solis | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

With every new year comes a landslide of predictions and trends to guide us into the new year. While the year advances, rarely do such transformative trends or changes take place in alignment with a calendar. Not even Y2K could do so 

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Zuckerberg: Virtual reality is kind of terrible today, but it will be the future of computing

While the Oculus Rift's buzz rides almost entirely on its ability to drop people into the virtual reality of video games, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg sees the headset as an important element of the future of all computing.

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The 'Social Media Phase Of The Internet' Is Over

The 'Social Media Phase Of The Internet' Is Over | The Future of Social Media: Trends, Signals, Analysis, News | Scoop.it

Entrepreneurs and developers still build social applications," says Wilson. "We still use them. But there isn’t much innovation here anymore. The big platforms are mature. Their place is secure."

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