Features by Tracey Samuelson

Social media's new matchmakers pair users with brands

Big brands want to advertise on the social media accounts of people with large followings. How do they find them? Enter the matchmakers.
Posted In: social media, instagram, Vine

How contagious is Europe's troubled economy?

As the European economic crisis persists, we look at the impact, if any, on the US.
Posted In: European debt crisis, euro, Europe debt crisis

How much are social media followers worth?

Advertisers are showing interest in social media stars with modest followings.
Posted In: instagram, Vine, social media

When is an app art?

New York's Museum of Modern Art is embracing technology as an artistic medium.
Posted In: art, Bjork

Here comes yet another increase in transit fares

We look at where transit fare increases are and why operating costs are rising.
Posted In: Transit, gas prices

Music streaming is the next frontier for Google

Why everyone wants to be in the music streaming business.
Posted In: music streaming, Google, apple, Beats, Amazon

Yahoo gives 'Community' an online home

How 'Community' fits in to Yahoo's plans to be a content provider.
Posted In: Community (TV Series), Yahoo, television, streaming tv

Facebook is not the only one studying your behavior

Why knowing so much about your feelings is key to Facebook’s success.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, advertising, Twitter, Google, Yahoo

Referees get a tech upgrade at the World Cup

A look at the tech behind (hopefully) better referee calls at the World Cup
Posted In: soccer, World Cup, referees

Scented emails: gimmick or game changer?

Why marketing the sense of smell is hard to get right.
Posted In: email, smells, virtual reality


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