Tech Prediction: Less Text, More Video

Mary Meeker top venture capital analyst shares internet trends.

Mary Meeker is looking at the next five years, and said that there has been a trend and continues to be a trend towards the visual internet away from the text internet. If you go back to the early days of internet there was limited bandwidth, limited storage. Of course text was the only way it make sense.

Now, we have unlimited bandwidth and unlimited storage. So we move to video and images. And all the tech companies completely believe that we interact more, we respond more with images and videos than text. That’s why Facebook priorizes video over text in the last months.

Online video growth is a consequence of better screens and storage, ability to search and sort images and images engage more than text.

Internet trends report by Mary Meeker from KPCB at Code Conference 2016