• Facebook to crackdown on Fake News, Twitter to double down on features that limit abusive aspects
• Google, Facebook, Linkedin and more will incentivize content creators to not link to off-site content
• The days of organic social media success are over
CALIFORNIA, U.S. – While experts are making many dramatic predictions for what the future holds for social media – that rose to power against mainstream media – many believe that a lot is set to change.
The power of social media is expected to increase with the giants all wanting people to spend more time on their networks and not the users own website.
Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and others will incentivize content creators to not link to off-site content.
The year will also witness more acquisitions, as power continues to collect in the hands of a few with deeper pockets.
“If you want your content seen, you’ll need to house it inside the companies that control the toll stations. Google, Facebook, Linkedin and more will incentivize content creators to not link to off-site content,” Michael Stelzner, CEO and Founder of Social Media Examiner stated.
In addition, the focus will be on addressing fake news.
Rand Fishkin, Founder of Moz, believes that, “Twitter (will) double down on features that…