The digital divide is real.
For all the excitement of the social media age, it’s one that will become even more important as the global economy continues to boom.
A key question for media companies is how they will respond to this new reality.
Are they prepared to become part of it?
How will they respond to a rapidly changing landscape where people are increasingly reliant on social media to find news, connect with family, and build their communities?
For the past two decades, digital media companies have built platforms that have become essential to their businesses.
As news organizations and platforms gain popularity, it becomes harder to keep up.
The rise of social media has also put pressure on traditional media companies, whose brands and platforms are already under threat.
But the internet is changing the landscape in ways that are not yet fully understood, and media companies are facing new challenges.
This article is part of a series examining the future of digital media.