If I had the chance to study the psychology of HOOMANS in relation to social media, I think I'd jump at it right now.
I love observing how people choose to use it, especially people who are romantically involved. I could go on and on about couples who overshare their love (and the reasons behind it) and people who feel compelled to detail every last second of their day, post after post. I find it so interesting, especially when my suspicions turn out to be correct.
This article was of interest, because I personally can't think of how social media could possibly evolve further than it already has, but this details a few interesting points for consideration and gives the future of social a bit of a character.
Check it out:
Many in the industry are predicting massive changes as we move into the dramatically shifted post-election social media landscape. I recently interviewed Jeanne Lewis, CEO of Capsure, a new private social network for preserving memories, and she says, “Social media has really gotten away from us. It’s gotten to the point where we work for it, not the other way around. With social media as it’s been, the users are the product, which has caused some real rifts and problems between loved ones. It’s just not connecting us the way it was supposed to.”