Social Media Trends Watch 2016 [Infographic]

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Social Media Trends Watch 2016 [Infographic]

Can you believe we’re already in the second week of February? We just took down the Christmas decorations! Now seems like as good a time as any to think about the year ahead, including the anticipated social media trends.

According to CJG Digital Marketing, these are the trends to take advantage of for the rest of this year (we included a link to an outside post where you can learn more about each topic).

E-commerce and buy buttons

• New publishing options, like Facebook’s Instant Articles

• Real-time and virtual reality

Search features on social media

Organic visibility

• In-app functionality

• The power of video

• Increase concern for security

Will anything on this list make you change the way you’re doing business? Let us know @Shortstacklab

Social Media Trends

Dana Kilroy

Dana Sullivan Kilroy is ShortStack's Director of Communications and Social Media Marketing. Before joining the ShortStack team she was a writer whose work appeared in publications and sites including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Inc. and many other lifestyle publications. Reach her on Twitter @dsullyk. Read more articles by Dana Kilroy.