The Fate of The Seven Kingdoms

The future on social media is much like the Game of Thrones. Right now, the only thing missing is a dragon.

Justin Cox
4 min readNov 2, 2022

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The final season of Game of Thrones is upon us, and fans are as excited as ever. But how does the fate of Westeros compare to the fate of social media? Well, I’ll tell you: it’s not looking good. Just like the show, we’re seeing a lot of death. And while some people may think that means our favorite apps and sites are dying out entirely — don’t be so quick to bury them just yet.


You may have heard of Facebook. It’s one of the most popular social media platforms, and it’s also the largest by far. I’m sure you’ve heard of Facebook before. And if you haven’t, then this is a good time to say that it was around before your grandma was even born!

That popularity makes sense: after all, what good is a social media platform if there are no people using it? If no one uses your product or service (in this case, Facebook), then why would anyone buy from you?

In short: if there were no users on Facebook…well…no one would be able to use their phone anymore because everyone who owns a smartphone has at least one account with them!


Twitter is the world’s largest public discourse platform. It’s a place for people to vent their frustrations, have political debates, share opinions, and share links to articles about whatever it is that they’re upset about.

Twitter allows you to interact with people all over the globe in real time. It gives you an opportunity to discuss topics that matter most to you at any given moment in time. For example: The Fate of The Seven Kingdoms!


Instagram is the most popular social media platform for millennials and Gen Z, with more than 1 billion monthly active users. It’s also the most popular social media platform among people aged 18–29, with a whopping 84% of this demographic using it on a daily basis.

It’s also easy to use: you don’t need to be tech-savvy or fluent in coding to create a profile and start posting images (although this does…

Justin Cox

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