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Media in 2039

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  • Ad tech company Blippar enables smartphones to bring ordinary objects to life.

    Instead of being an annoyance, advertising in 25 years will feel more like content you'll want to watch, read or interact with.

  • Social Media

    What will social media look like in 2039? Experts say by then it will be integrated into wearables that will track our daily habits.

  • A spool of fiber optic cable during installation in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Most television of the future will still reach homes through cable lines that are already in the ground, media executives predict.

  • 4DX theater

    Twenty-five years from now, the distinctions between, say, watching a movie and playing an game will blur.

  • Jeff Bezos

    Billionaires Buffett, Bezos and Henry are hoping to save the newspaper industry through a mix of civic pride and digital innovation.

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