The future of social information
This concluding chapter looks at several current trends and developments in social tools. The trends and tools are discussed as a way to understand how social tools may evolve and change in the future. Trends such as social product development, gaming and crowd sourcing, the integration of social features into proprietary tools, social capital, content ownership, specialized social networks, and the role of social tools in political and societal change are briefly discussed. The issue of online safety is revisited briefly. Finally, the chapter concludes with tips on staying current on social tools.
Future of social tools
future of social information
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