From LinkedIn this evening…A user asked is 2010 the tipping point for social media?? Here’s my take.
I think with so many social networking sites available, we’ll start to see a lot more web applications that allow users to “consolidate” their online worlds. Examples would be FriendFeed or Fluid App.
That said, many new sites still continue to pop up on my radar, each offering something unique such as FourSquare.com which has game-like trophies you can earn for how active you are within the site. I don’t think that’d replace linkedin anytime soon, but it may become more popular with young teens than Bebo.com within the next year (maybe).
Besides that we have additional online tools like DuffelUp.com where you can plan a trip with your friends on a virtual bulletin board.
So what is my take on SM in 2010? New tools to help us manage all our online rants and raves, but only a couple new sites that offer something new.