In 50 years, will things that matter to us so much today — Tweets, LOL cats, Facebook statuses — retain their cachet? Created for the launch of Social Media Week 2012 with Entrinsic, this video captures interviews with “octogenarian hipsters” as they take a look back on what social media and digital culture were like in the distant year of 2012.
In the video, which takes place in 2062, a set of elderly hipsters are interviewed about “the good old days of social media.” The video hilariously makes valid point: what’s cool in 2012 won’t be so cool in 2062. And if you’re not careful, you might not be either.
Future problems include: your grandkids refusing to retweet you, finding a pair of skinny jeans that don’t restrict hip mobility and not being able to buy your dream condo because the co-op board has seen that photo of you (you know which one).
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So, what will you be like in 50 years? Will we be just like our grandparents going on about walking up a hill both ways to school in 5 feet of snow? Or will we be complaining about how connected society is bound to become over the next 50 years?