This week in the #LongReads section of Loomly Toolkit, we would like to offer you three different perspectives on how social media help predict the future:
- First, Antiquities Coalition‘s Chief of Staff Katie A. Paul explains on Slate how Egypt is Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat.
- Then, The Economist introduces “a new paradigm of intelligence”, in which Israel is using social media to prevent terrorist attacks.
- Finally, Tech Insider Correspondant Drake Baer suggests why Social media could be the best way to predict gentrification.
Of course, we agree with Abraham Lincoln: the best way to predict the future is to invent it.
But social media will probably end up a close second 😉