Recommended Reading: The ‘Stories’ invasion won’t relent anytime soon
Why ‘Stories’ Took Over Your Smartphone
Snapchat may have created the monster, but in nearly every social (and some not-so-social) app you fire up, you’ll be greeted with a feed of Stories. In fact, Facebook says the format is on pace to be more popular than a primary feed as the preferred way to share updates. The Atlantic explains how the ephemeral format took over your phone and why it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.
All We Want to Do Is Watch Each Other Play Video Games
A look at the rise of eSports, where gamers are celebrities and the events are sporting spectacles.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Has a Game Plan
NBA commissioner Adam Silver discusses the league’s recent growth, due in part to its stellar social presence.
Your Next Bank Card Will Have a Fingerprint Scanner Built-in
While Mastercard says it’s nearly ready to launch cards with built-in fingerprint scanners, Wired UK explains why getting users to opt-in is easier said than done.