Social media trends in 2012

What will be the major social media trends in 2012? According to this article, smartphones and tablets will play a significant role in the development of new services on the Social Web. We’ll also see the following trends:

  • More social media into corporate websites
  • An increase in social media usage on mobile devices
  • An increase in personal support
  • An increase in social media budgets
  • More social media advertising
  • More social gaming
  • News will be increasingly social
  • More websites will be compatible with mobile devices
  • More election campaigns will be run in social media
  • Your social media footprint will grow
  • Facebook users will surpass 1 billion