Augmented Reality, 360 and Brand Storytelling

Recently, I wrote a blog post discussing the newest technology and Social Media 2017 trends to watch. A large portion of the blog post was dedicated to Mark Zuckerberg’s long-term view of  Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), and the plans he has for all of us.

In one of the videos featured in that blog post, Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates how you can play cards, visit far away places with friends, take phone calls and even meet with your physician in virtual reality.

Since then, some of us have been wondering how will we practically use this technology for augmenting storytelling for a brand. Continue reading “Augmented Reality, 360 and Brand Storytelling”

Future Social Media Trends

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Now that we have taken a short look at social media and technology’s impact over the past two decades, let’s look at future social media trends in social media and technology for 2016 and beyond. Check out this short video summary of predicted future social media trends by Mohamed Zohny.

 

Social Media Revolution 2016

 

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Mohamed Zohny’s predictions echo many of the thought leaders in the industry, like Mark Zuckerberg.

However, it seems that Mark Zuckerberg has some huge plans for the future of social media and tech.

Let’s see what the leader of Facebook and the free world has to say about the future of social media and tech!

Check out this interview with Mark Zuckerberg at the recent Techonomy Conference. Continue reading “Future Social Media Trends”

Social Media’s Unspoken Rules

Now that we have examined past and future trends of social media let’s talk about the “unspoken rules” in social media.

It may come as a surprise, as you initiate a social media strategy, how important it is to incorporate foundational guidelines before you begin to share with your audience. Continue reading “Social Media’s Unspoken Rules”

A Social Media Retrospective

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Social media influences how we communicate with employers, family, consumers, how we fundraise, elect public officials, procure our news, entertain, promote ourselves for employment, and how we conduct business. The medium now brings immediacy and transparency to social issues that were previously unknown.

Former obstacles such as borders, geography, portability, lack of access to connectivity or costly collaborative tools are rapidly dissolving. This shift has redefined all the rules disrupting the traditional framework for business. The ability to collaborate with your neighbor or your family members are the very same tools you use to work with your colleagues and now, Continue reading “A Social Media Retrospective”