Having been in the social media business long before there was a ‘social media business’ – I’m always intrigued to see the massive growth that new communication technologies have.
The most ‘skeptical’ part of my brain always thinks of the thousands of useful tools and services that were left to die: never properly understood or simply failing to have a revenue model could be sustained.
Of all of those services, a few like Facebook and Twitter have thrived.
Services like Flickr and YouTube are alive and strong.
What will the future hold?
Check out this social media infographic from Search Engine Journal that details the evolution: