Future media trends 2015

Date of publication: May 7, 2009


The exciting question for the future is how revolution in technology meets evolution in human behaviour. With the study Future Media Trends we focus on the evolution of human behaviour: A theoretical framework for understanding this change is the concept of "liquid modernity". This approach points out that lives becomes more liquid: time use and time structure is no longer fixed, human togetherness is changing, real worlds become virtual worlds. "Liquid life' influences also media usage/habits and the relevance of brands. That implies more freedom of choice in all areas of human life. On the other hand, there is a risk of senselessness, missing structures, unattainability, and under-defined state of life.

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