Trends related to Social Media Platforms
Digital influencers will wield far more influence over consumers than big, recognizable brands by using decentralized platforms.
The platforms that shaped the last decade came out of Silicon Valley; that won’t necessarily be true in the future.
If platform switching is more common than previously thought, it raises the stakes for incumbents trying to defend their market position.
As hate speech, fake news, and rampant harassment escalate, online platforms and social media sites are increasingly investing in moderation of their platforms.
Censorship and free speech play instrumental roles in terms of design, development, and the legal protections afforded to creators and users of technology.