(image) As promised, here are all my predictions in one place. I’ve written a brief overview of each as well.
Twitter will become a force as a media company, not just a platform for others’ media. To do so, it will improve its #Discover feature and roll out something like Flipboard.
Every major player on the Internet will have to do a deal with Twitter, and Twitter will emerge as a Swiss like, open, neutral player in the battle for the consumer web.
Facebook will launch a web-wide competitor to AdSense. I’m already worried they’ll do it in early 2013 and make a fool of me….
Despite doing well overall, Google will fumble one big play this year. As I say in the post, it’s how they recover that matters.
2012 may well be the biggest year of all for Internet M&A. Expect some really big deals, and a ton of small ones this year.
We’ll all start to question what role the corporation plays in our society and culture. It’s time for this dialog.
In which I cover ten or so other rapid fire predictions, like Facebook making a billion-dollar acquisition, Xbox/Kinnect taking off on the web, Android coming to heel, and more.