Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Airing on Wednesday, May 20, 2015: First up, we'll talk with Harley Geiger, senior counsel and advocacy director at the Center for Democracy & Technology, about upcoming deadlines for the USA Freedom Act. We'll also speak with Karen North, professor of communication and director of the Digital Social Media Program at USC Annenberg, about ad companies targeting “Generation Z” consumers by using words like “bae” and “fleek” on social media. And Rich McCormick, a writer for The Verge, joins us to talk about how gamers create “mods,” and why the gaming company Valve is trying to monetize them.


Airing on Wednesday, May 20, 2015: First up, we’ll talk with Harley Geiger, senior counsel and advocacy director at the Center for Democracy & Technology, about upcoming deadlines for the USA Freedom Act. We’ll also speak with Karen North, professor of communication and director of the Digital Social Media Program at USC Annenberg, about ad companies targeting “Generation Z” consumers by using words like “bae” and “fleek” on social media. And Rich McCormick, a writer for The Verge, joins us to talk about how gamers create “mods,” and why the gaming company Valve is trying to monetize them.

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