Teen cigar smokers, the rise of hyperdata, cameras, facial recognition, and personal privacy
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–The New York Times reports on the rise of “hyperdata”: deriving global insights from a plethora of hyperlocal data.
–The Economist takes a look at how ubiquitous cameras, combined with facial recognition, will affect personal privacy.
-More e-commerce companies are focusing on doing business in Russia, reports The Wall Street Journal.
-“Mobile Is Eating the World,” from mobile-tech analyst Benedict Evans, is a “high-level view of mobile devices and usage worldwide, and the dynamics that shape them.”
–The New York Times reports on how TV companies are catering to the youngest viewers, who expect any episode of any show to be available at any time.
–The Guardian examines teenagers’ “gradual exodus” from Facebook in favor of messenger apps.
–Time takes a look at the 16 most influential teens of 2013.
-A New York Times contributor considers how Millennials might change companies for the better.
-A Forbes contributor outlines three strategies for marketing to Millennial women.
–The Los Angeles Times takes a look at the rise of energy drinks that use healthier, more natural ingredients.
–The Wall Street Journal spotlights the advent of high-concept flavors and ingredient combinations in the ice cream category.
-A Guardian blogger takes a look at the rapid rise of Internet retailing in Latin America as young shoppers embrace mobile technology.
-Credit card debt in the U.S. is declining, suggesting the country has “kicked its credit card addition,” reports Quartz.
-Luxury malls are targeting high-end shoppers with VIP treatment, explains USA Today.
–Adweek‘s 35th anniversary issue includes essays on the past and future of advertising from luminaries including WPP’s Martin Sorrell and JWT’s Bob Jeffrey.
-WNYC’s New Tech City blog spotlights the future of ATMs.
–The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the fast growth in companies that provide online, on-demand tutoring.
-Live experiences are the most effective way to get people to recommend and buy brands, according to a new study spotlighted in Adweek.
-A recent study shows gun violence in American movies is rising, explains The New York Times.
–USA Today profiles the ethical hackers (“white hats”) who are helping to make the Internet safer.
–Details covers how the legalization of same-sex marriage is affecting the tuxedo industry.
-While American teens are turning away from cigarettes, they are picking up a cigar habit, reports The Wall Street Journal.
-A Salon writer argues that retailers’ “Christmas creep” has killed autumn.
-JWTIntelligence released its November trend report, “The Brazil Opportunity: A Guide for Marketers.”
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