This article written by Ryan Holmes the CEO of Hootsuite speaks volumes about what we can expect to see change in social media in 2014.
I personally think as an entrepreneur, or a responsible business executive, it’s vital to get ahead of the technological curve. This way you can formulate a business plan, and implement some strategies to develop a competitive advantage over your competition, or perhaps even become more attractive to potential investors.
My advice is take these predictions into account for 2014 and then try to imagine what we will be doing on and with social media in the year 2020. You should really look about 5 years down the road, if you believe you have the vision for it. After all none of us has a crystal ball, but one thing is a constant. Change!
From the article…
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: An untested social media company with no revenue gets a mind-blowing offer. Against all advice, the cocky, twentysomething CEO refuses to sell. Meanwhile, competitors come out of the woodwork with lawsuits claiming their ideas were ripped off.
The parallels between Snapchat, the upstart “sexting” service, and social media behemoth Facebook (FB) in its early days are uncanny. We all know how well Zuckerberg’s long bet paid off (not to mention how thoroughly he vanquished those dastardly Winklevoss twins). Could Snapchat’s future be just as bright?
Here’s a look into social media’s crystal ball for 2014. Will Snapchat catch fire? Will those annoying Promoted Tweets keep invading your Twitter stream? Will your boss finally learn to tweet? These five trends are poised to shake up the industry and the way we use social media in 2014:
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