‘Future of Media — a quick reality check’
Om Malik somehow captures my inner musing in his blog post. He successfully articulates why I started my own blog, and how I try to think of it in relation to social media:
In other words, one is a performance for an audience, while the other is highly personal, though others may end up finding it interesting.
But the meat of his piece is about how future media and news consumption will continue to look more like YouTube and TikTok than anything else, which in turn have their roots in blogging:
For the future of media — including blogging — look to YouTube, Snap, TikTok, and Instagram. By the way, the content on these platforms is often created and engaged with in a spirit much more analogous to that of traditional blogs than anything you’re likely to see on Twitter.
Om’s full post is worth the read.