Top Trends of 2011: How TV Grew More Social

Top Trends of 2011: How TV Grew More Social

This year wasn’t the first time any of us heard about the impact of social media on television. People have talked about TV shows on Facebook and Twitter for about as long as those social networks have existed, and the trend has only accelerated as social media usage in general has exploded.

Last year, chatter on Twitter helped the MTV Video…

Top Trends of 2011: Political Unrest and the Web

Top Trends of 2011: Political Unrest and the Web

To talk about the top trends on the Web as it relates to political unrest is a bit misleading. There were not trends, so much as there was the strengthening of a single trend that has been operant since before I started following online free speech in January of 2005. The tools of the social web have been used at a higher rate, and more in the…