The Future: Social, Mobile But Not Ad-Free
In the Guardian's Media section, Vint Cerf, chief evangelist at Google asked some of his peers, "What's the future?" He got some so-so answers back from MySpace, YouTube and Google - good to put in a PowerPoint deck for something you're selling, but not that helpful really: ...This new video content will be available on any screen - in your living room or in your pocket - and will bring together all the diverse media which matters to you, from videos of family and friends to news, music, sports, cooking and more.In the next five years, users will be at the centre of their video experience, you will have more access to more information, and the world will be a smaller place.
In the Guardian’s Media section, Vint Cerf, chief evangelist at Google asked some of his peers, “What’s the future?” He got some so-so answers back from MySpace, YouTube and Google – good to put in a PowerPoint deck for something you’re selling, but not that helpful really:
In a not very future forward statement, Scott De Wolf of MySpace thinks that social networks will go mobile and that folk will collaborate on digital concepts:
We expect aspects of all socially-based sites to become increasingly portable. In terms of mobile, we expect to have relationships with every carrier and device-maker in the world and we expect that half of our future traffic will come from non-PC users.