Tag Archives: Future

The Curated Web: Social Media and the Future

RBarrett   November 20, 2014
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Business name: various Industry: various Two trends will cycle high in our culture: cocooning, our desire to shelter ourselves from the harsh realities of our world, and fantasy adventure, our hunger for the new and unconventional. – Faith Popcorn, futurist/trend predictor Becoming a soothsayer is not easy. You have to be aware of a multitude of things and you have… Read more »

Examining Social Media and its Future

Rosanna_D   November 17, 2014

Industry: Social Media Web references: http://www.cnbc.com/id/102029041# When I was doing research on this week’s blog post someone in particular came to mind. As a Communications major, I was introduced to Marshal McLuhan and his work on media theory. His famously coined expression – ‘The Medium is the Message’ got me thinking about social media and its future. Perhaps we need… Read more »

Warp Speed – the Future of Social Media

Terry   November 17, 2014

Title:  Warp Speed – the Future of Social Media Organization: Multiple – General Industry: Medical, Automobile, Mobile, Optical Author:  Terry-Lynn Conway   Star Trek and the Jetsons, futuristic shows ahead of their time. Technology we used to dream and laugh about, may not be so far in the future as we think. In the Jetsons, flying vehicles that drove themselves and tuned into… Read more »

How the Social Media Generation is Changing Corporate Culture

Amanda Houseman   November 21, 2013

Later born Millennials, also known as Generation Y or the Social Media Generation, are entering the work force and bringing significant change with them, thanks to their upbringing alongside the likes of MySpace, Facebook and Twitter. The most obvious changes are the use of technologies like social networks, mobile devices, instant messaging and the connection to the online world. For… Read more »

What Comes After Facebook? The Future of Integrative Social Media

vanessa.parks   November 20, 2013

What’s wrong with Facebook? Facebook is bad for us. According to Araceli Cruz, it makes us feel envious and sad. It distracts us and facilitates only shallow connections. “Facebook is changing the human race,” Cruz argues. “People think, speak and live in status updates…. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to truly connect with a person, rather than just their online character.”… Read more »

Social Media Medicine

jsums15   July 11, 2013

Social media has drastically changed the way in which we live our lives, and it has created opportunities in places that nobody would have ever thought of. We can now find our “soulmates”, sell and purchase items, interact with companies and bond with friends over these diverse platforms. With so many options available to us through social media, I would… Read more »

The Future of Social Media is Guaranteed?

Carrie   July 9, 2013

With the amalgamation of Social Media into general marketing strategies, ‘Being Social’ is no longer seen as an option but rather a requirement in the business world. The most trusted form of marketing has for decades been word of mouth and social media offers this on a number of platforms for businesses to readily engage. A study performed by McKinsey… Read more »

Key Topics for The Future of Social Media

i_hub_com   March 24, 2013

Irrespective of your experiences to date, Social Media is here to stay and is expected to continue to transform the way in which commerce and human relations are transacted. During the Social Media evolution many key discussion areas have materialized as hot topics drawing significant interest regarding the future trajectory of Social Media from iconic institutions such as the United Nations, The… Read more »

Con-way is really trucking when it comes to Social Media

Anthony Sauder   March 7, 2013
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When it comes to using Social Media for your company’s Supply Chain Management (SCM), it’s really still an untapped resource with few companies exploiting the benefits.  Some CEOs argue that the word “Social” is counter productive hence they don’t see the benefits of Social Media.  Others have the “if it’s not broken, why fix it” mind set and prefer not… Read more »

Social Media and Crisis Management: The Future of Social Media in Business

a2miller   November 18, 2012

Social Media as a communication tool, client service forum or a sales lead generator are the most common business applications we currently see. However, using social media and emerging technologies related to social networks will soon revolutionize how organizations deal with crisis. Last year a video surfaced of a FedEx employee carelessly throwing a computer monitor (obviously marked fragile) over… Read more »