Basically, all the social media stuff is not-so-slowly completely moving to smartphones and other mobile phones. Thus, in 2011, the Local and Vocal trends will increase.
Guillaume Decugis, I run Scoop.it, a publishing-by-curat...
I believe Curation is going to be one.
True, the concept is not new but the need has never been so intense. To quote @Steve-Rosenbaum : "Curation has come of age. The sheer volume of Web content, and the increasing demand of both content consumers and Web advertisers makes it clear that content without curation is simply noise."
Whether it's from a reader or a publisher point of view, we want curation. To make sense out of all the content we receive. To be heard by the right people in all that noise (see why curation helps them here: http://blog.scoop.it/en/2011/03/...).
Accordingly, Google Trends shows curation on the rise: http://www.google.com/trends?q=c...
There's a number of articles and analysis that have been published on this that I curate (!) here: