The Future of Social Media


The Future of Social Media

Social media is now ubiquitous in the US. Facebook still dominates in terms of shear numbers, but young people are actively opting out of larger platforms for narrower platforms like Snapchat and Instagram. Mobile allows always-on connections, but wearables, the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are making social a larger part of our lives than ever before. How does one keep up with these trends? What’s next for social media? Come hear from a panel of experts as they give their own forecasts for what the future holds.

Planning Your Social Media Future

Digital, social and mobile media are a moving target. How do you keep up with the latest and greatest opportunities and avoid setting yourself up for failure? Come sit down with a social media expert to talk about your own goals for social. How do you best take advantage of the newest social media tools?


Dr. Lance Porter

Social Media Analysis and Creation Lab: SMAC
Doris Westmoreland Darden Distinguished Professor
Manship School of Mass Communication
Louisiana State University

Focus Area Lead
Cultural Computing
Center for Computation and Technology
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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