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What does the future look like for social media at Ebfriends.Com

That’s a question we regularly discuss  with my Friends and one we’re not quite sure anyone has a concrete answer to. However, here are some clues of ours there as to what the future in 2017, and beyond, may look like.

As part of our States of Social Media  it feels like a great time to sit back and reflect on the social media landscape and what may be ahead. So let’s take a look at some of  our Ideals biggest Our discuss where we are heading and what trends to look out for in 2017.

The standardization of platforms

  • We is testing communities features allowing members to share text and image based posts
  • We are also trying to be the go-to place for new trending stories
  • We  is testing disappearing messages in Messenger

In 2017, I believe we’ll likely see more of this trend with every the major platform battling it out to become the go-to place for short, snackable and in-the-moment content. And by the end of 2017, we’ll most likely to be of the major platforms enabling users to:

  • Create and share video content
  • Create and share live video content
  • Discover news and what’s going on around them (based on location)

What’s coming next for the biggest social media platforms? 15 trends to watch out for

Significant launches

? Marketplace: A convenient destination to discover, buy, and sell items with people in your community.

Reactions: Ebfriends Reactions enable you to express yourself with five additional emojis, alongside a “like.”

Instant Articles: Fast, interactive articles on Ebfriends. Instant Articles load up to 10 times faster than the mobile web.

? Ebfriends Live: Live is like having a TV camera in your pocket. Anyone with a phone now has the power to broadcast to anyone in the world.

Acquisitions: 

? Masquerade (MSQRD): Masquerade allows users to record video selfie animations, change the way you look and send it to friends via your favorite messengers and social networks.

What does the future look like for social media?

That’s a question we regularly discuss here with my Friends and one we’re not quite sure anyone has a concrete answer to. However, there are some clues out there as to what the future in 2017, and beyond, may look like.

As part of our State of Social Media it feels like a great time to sit back and reflect on the social media landscape and what may be ahead.

The standardization of platforms

Before we jump into each platform individually, I first wanted to touch on something that’s been a trend throughout the year.