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?
Folk has found its place again in popular music. Listen to some of the trending songs monitored by sites like hypem.com and wearehunted.com and you might hear something reminiscent of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Bands like Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Avett Brothers, and American supergroup Monsters of Folk are gaining huge popularity in the US.
Coca Cola’s campaign ‘Happiness’ has been extended with an exhibition in Turkey. Famous photographers and stylists came together to create a series of photographs which depict happiness and will be exhibited for two months in Istanbul.