Show 2: What’s Coming Up in Social Media in 2013

smartphoneimages Predictions of what could happen in social media this year

Some surprising views from Euan Semple and Molly Flatt on what they think is likely to happen in the social media world in 2013.


The books that Molly mentions are Alone Together by Sherry Turkle and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
What do you think? Do you agree with Molly and Euan or do you have other views?

Euan Semple


I am a public speaker, writer and consultant and feel lucky to have become passionate so early about something that is changing the world so fundamentally. Twelve years ago, while working in a senior position at the BBC, I was one of the first to introduce what have since become known as social media tools into a large, successful organisation. I have subsequently had seven years of unparalleled experience working with many organisations including BP, The World Bank,, and NATO to help them try to do the same.  Organisations Don't Tweet

My book Organizations Don’t Tweet - People Do was published last year.


Blog address euansemple (dot) com /theobvious/

Twitter @Euan

Molly Flatt

Molly is WOM Evangelist for 1000heads. She heads up the WOMAcademy training programme, helping businesses to adopt a social approach from the inside out. From establishing internal comms platforms to creating social media policies, modernising recruitment to changing culture, she uses a combination of the latest social thinking and technology to deliver strategies and workshops across the UK, Europe, Middle East and US for the likes of Nokia, Mars, Cancer Research UK, Veria and LocateTV.

Molly has also presented keynotes on word of mouth across the world, including the WOMMA Summit in Las Vegas; the Colombian Advertising Congress in Bogota; Like Minds in Helsinki; Communicating the Museum in Malaga and the Trigger Creative Conference in Sweden.
She writes regularly on books, technology and culture for on and offline publications such as AdMap, The Guardian, London Calling and Nudge. She loves forests, cities, unicorns and gin, and is currently working on her first novel.
@mollyflatt / @1000heads
mollyflatt (dot) com / 1000heads (dot) com

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