Social Media 2011: Privacy Puzzles, Search Will Stick Around

A number of trends will drive innovation in NewNet technology in 2011, from advertising to a greater integration of network-style communications to filtering real-time feeds to make the most (and monetize) the wealth of data available to us. But no set of fearless year-end predictions would be complete without also examining the expectations for what won’t happen in the coming year, despite the hype certain trends might generate.