Reid writes about how we are entering a new era of personal media, and draws parallels between this video and photo evolution and the recent digital disruption of the music business:
“…as I kick back and squint at the horizon, I see a spectrum of video solutions playing out. Anchored on one end by short-form video messaging and on the other by long-form social storytelling. As with any disruptive innovation, consumers will swim upstream from low cost “good enough” solutions to feature-rich solutions with increasing functionality and depth. Video didn’t really kill the radio star: it just redistributed him/her. Similarly, photos aren’t going away any time soon, but today it’s not photos or video: it’s photos AND video.”
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