Trends We’re Tracking: Ad Buying, Illegal Selfies, & Ello

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This week in the news, Earth’s oceans are at their highest levels ever,  a New York City man exonerated after 23 years of prison died suddenly of an asthma attack, and the iPhone 6 Plus bends. Bummed out by the news this week? Check out this crop of stories that promise to inject some optimism into your life. Here are the trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Wine Growth, Gif Texting, & Page View Push Back

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The MacArthur geniuses are announced, Scotland votes no, and Apple drops a lot of coin on a gift no one wanted. As the week comes to a close, we stare down another batch of inspiring and engaging news stories. But while the stories above dominate the news cycle, it’s the stories below that dominate our hearts and minds. There are the trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Brand Tinder, Party Reporters, & The Guardians Bold Plan

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The NFL screws up big time, a nation reflects on 9/11 thirteen years later, and the War on Terror opens a new chapter. It’s been a hard week, but we’ve made it through. Here are five stories that cover the lighter side of news, plus a special, totes-adorbz bonus. Start your weekend with the trends we’re tracking.    Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Kale Polish, Ride Sharing, & Fashion Week

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Fashion week kicks off, the US Open winds down, and Queen Bey celebrates a birthday. It’s been a week of beginnings, ends, and reflective milestones. As we charge towards the end of another summer, we’re picking up all the best news along the way. These are the trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Archaelogical Wine, Wearable Tech, & The Modern Moleskine

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A big purchase for Amazon, a Brangelina wedding (they weren’t already married?), and a royal blue lobster. Those are the stories on the front page, but these are the trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Gmail For Kids, Old World Wine, & Au Naturel Make

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Tragedy strikes in the Middle East, and an ice bucket challenge co-founder passes away. On top of that terrible news, a study was released this week that suggests you’re probably living on credit. It’s a mad world out there, one where escaping the hard news can be a challenge. But it’s the weekend, and you deserve an escape. Let us take your mind off of the more serious news with this batch of lighter stories. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Condé Nast Partnership, Wine Science, & Gawker’s Dilemma

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A legend passes away, a civil rights battle rages in Missouri, a Brazilian presidential candidate dies in plane a crash, and Facebook messenger paranoia runs rampant. When we look back on this week in news, it could be seen as one of the most historic ever. And while the stories we’ve gathered here don’t necessarily have great historical consequence – although they could! – they’re the most compelling in the sectors we find fascinating. This is trends we’re tracking.    Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Wine Air, Smarter Spotify, & John Oliver Gets It Wrong

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An eggnog plant explodes, Mike Tyson: The CGI Story, a selfie turns deadly, and a monkey photographer is embroiled in a legal battle. Surreal and explosive, the news this week has been out of this world. But there’s a certain batch of stories that are nearest and dearest to our hearts. We are pleased to share with you the trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Buzzfeed News, Netflix Europe, & Glam Squad

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Generation Z is going to save the world, cheetah selfies are in, and artists spruce up New York water tanks. It’s a new month, but the Friday tradition stays the same. These are the trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Reporter Algorithms, Ethiopian Wine, & Your New Favorite Text Messager

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The Great Brooklyn Bridge white flag caper, another plane vanishes off radar and crashes, and Twitter is just like the rest of Silicon Valley – that is, not diverse at all. This week marks the 45th anniversary of the moon landing, and we’re fairly certain the stories we’ve got here will be equally important to the history of mankind. This is trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Buzzfeed Changes, Sommelier Apps, & The Greatest Choir Ever

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More bad news for Malaysian Airlines, a meth head poses as a poltergeist, and the world’s strongest woman reveals herself. These stories headline a crop of trends we couldn’t be more excited to deliver. It’s time for trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Digital Banking, Tattoo Options, & GoT Wine

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Tensions rise in the middle east, a killer escort strikes a Google exec, and Brazil is embarrassed. The World Cup is winding down, temperatures are heating up, and the news is as hot as ever. These are the trends we’re tracking: Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Twitter’s Dilemma, Digital Wristbands, & Coffee-Wine

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Hobby Lobby wins in the Supreme Court, the U.S. falls to Belgium, and we’ve got our first hurricane of the season. It’s Independence Day here in the States, and that means one thing – time to barbecue, enjoy a few adult beverages, and blow things up. But first, a little reading… Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Mood Music, Wine Savers, & Reader Retainers

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Ouch! Brands capitalize on one bitey soccer player’s appetite for Italian. Meanwhile, Obama is being sued. We’re certain these are the oddest stories we’ve ever coupled together for a lede, but that only adds to their intrigue. Even more intriguing? The stories we’ve collected for you below. Have a look. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Amazon’s New Phone, Emojis, & Rioja

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The U.S. captures a terrorist, Harrison Ford gets injured on the set of Star Wars, and the defending world champions exit early. Summer has finally arrived (though the heat has been here for a while) and it’s time to kick back, relax, and start your weekend with another batch of the stories closest to our hearts.    Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Internet Wine, Camera Tech, & World Cup Cheats

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Cantor is out, Uber causes protests, and the World Cup kicks off. Another week is in the books, and there’s been no shortage of stories as we drive towards the summer. This week, web news and tech innovation dominate the topics. This is trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Ethical Native Ads, European Native Ads, & Skype For The Future

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Cramps, a POW controversy and a freak accident in Texas. After a one week respite, we’re back in action, ready to bring all the stories that will tickle your fancy this week. It’s D-Day AND National Doughnut Day, and these are the trends we’re tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Marketing Hoaxes, Wine Guides, & Shower Tech

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Michael Jackson returns to the stage (sort of), Sir Paul is hospitalized, and the Taiwanese military holds a coup. While the international stage for diplomacy gets even dicier, the music world undergoes some disruption. All of it has made for some provocative news watching. But nothing compares to the intrigue of the stories below. The unofficial start to summer is here, and these are the trends we’re tracking.     Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: Facebook Moves, Magic Mirrors, & USA! USA! USA!

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The Washington Monument reopens, Casey Kasem gone and back again, and oil in the streets of California. We’re writing to you from the comfort of our office, sheltered away from the rain storm expected to hit the northeast today. But we’ve got no time to worry about the weather with another batch of stories from our favorite news sources. Whether you’re hiding from rain or soaking up some sun, it’s always a good time for Trends We’re Tracking. Read the entire post

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Trends We’re Tracking: More Green Wine, Nivea Strikes Again, & 3-D Printing Your Own Makeup

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Monica Lewinsky resurfaces, tragedy strikes in Nigeria, and Dr. Dre is about to get a whole lot richer. Seven more days have passed, and the news cycle continues to grind on. Through all the hoopla, we’ve managed to zero in on the stories that are leading our favorite industries. The weekend is here, and that means it’s time to track some trends.   Read the entire post

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