TREND: The size of the digital universe will continue to expand exponentially with information and content shaped by a kaleidoscope of social, political, corporate (and on occasion extremist) agendas, alongside a trend towards smaller more private online social networks

According to the International Data Corporation’s 2011 Digital Universe Study, in 2010 the quantity of information transmitted globally exceeded 1 zettabyte for the first time. With the amount of information within the digital universe predicted to double every two years, how will the neurological limits of the human brain for processing information constrain or define future social networking and the consumption of information and content?