From our 2009 best-of the IPG Lab blog series:
Social media has infiltrated the hemispheres of todayâ€™s society by embedding itself into the framework of business interactions, personal relationships, mobile distractions, television and other elements that shape our culture. While some situations and technologies adapt quickly to the transparency and hyper-connectedness of social media, other avenues take time to get used to the idea. One such avenue is books.
The publishing industry in general is threatened by the disruptive advancements that social media generates because it changes the structure of writing from a speech to a discussion. But, this doesnâ€™t have to be a negative attribute â€“ this could be what actually saves the publishing industry from a meager future on the new media sidelines. Read more.