Media & Entertainment (173)
E-books go ‘ooh la la’!
According to the Wall Street Journal, since the emergence of e-books, erotic novels have rocketed up to the top of best-seller lists. In the Unites States, 40% of books considered risqué were released in digital format only.
Why it matters
E-books have allowed people to exercise more discretion in public areas without the book covers broadcasting what they are looking at to strangers. While social media has encouraged people to share what they do with others, there are some personal habits that we want to remain private. Are there other businesses that could benefit by helping consumers be more discreet and avoid public embarrassment?
A new service called X-Pire that allows internet users to put an expiration date on their image uploads marks the end of an era. What goes on the internet no longer stays on the internet.
You Do is the world’s first website which acts as a platform for users to set challenges for others. You can put absolutely any challenge on the site ranging from sensible problem-solving challenges to more reckless and entertaining acts. Many of the tasks involve payment as reward for completing the challenge and the reward can be claimed once a video recording is uploaded onto the site.