Unpredictions For 2010
23 December 2009
- The press release joins the NYT at MoMA and goes on national roadshow; media students overcome with excitement.
- PR people, as an industry, decide to work less and adopt 20-hour work weeks.
- Advertising rates hit rock-bottom; companies start giving away ads.
- People realize that BlackBerrys and iPhones are annoying because they make you too accessible. Everyone buys Razrs and jumps off the texting bandwagon (because who can use those T9 phones??).
- The last issue of the print version of The New York Times (released Feb. 18, 2010) is inducted into the MoMA in New York.
- Home Depot opens Center for Do-It-Yourself PR, enjoys great success in 2010.
- ThinkInk releases an iPhone app.
- Grammar and spelling declared useless by AP Style. Everyone adopts online lingo as new English.
- Social media sites Facebook and Twitter die peacefully in their sleep from lack of usage, moved on to social media heaven.