-With Facebook and Apple News integrating articles seamlessly into their platforms, the Financial Times looks at the future of publishing and whether news organizations can adapt.
-“Marriage equality in the US is about to create a $2.6 billion wedding boom,” predicts Quartz.
–The New York Times examines how global fashion retailers are capitalizing on the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
–Fast Company explores how Instagram plays a role in teens’ lives by looking at case studies from the Class of ’15, the first group to use the platform throughout all four years of high school.
–Business of Fashion looks at how Amazon is playing “the long game” with its fashion offering.
-In the age of the selfie, makeup looks once reserved for special events are now worn daily—and brands like MAC are capitalizing on this, reports The New York Times.
–Pew Research examines how different US demographic groups feel about scientific issues including food safety, the environment and more.
-While two-thirds of the globe still uses “dumb phones,” that number will reach a tipping point within the next few years as smartphones become more affordable, per Quartz.
-“Farm to fashion” may be the next wave in the sustainability movement, says The New York Times.
–Wired looks at the rise of chat bots in the “economy of loneliness.”
-92% of TV viewers binge-watch shows, and other findings from a recent TiVo survey.
–Premium Beauty News outlines the emergence of the sustainable luxury consumer in the Middle East.
-The mobile payments space is increasingly crowded, with Facebook Messenger rolling out its payments feature this week, per Mashable.
–The Atlantic looks at work in an age of increasing automation.
–Pew Research explores the changing racial makeup of the United States, finding that the number of counties where whites are a minority has doubled since the 1980s.
-A new project from Ikea looks at the future of housing in Australia as urbanization and single living proliferate, reports The Daily Telegraph.
–BuzzFeed goes behind the scenes of a YouTube and Vine star tour, profiling the new world of social media fame.
–The Hairpin looks at the strange rise of “mom” as youth-speak for a revered celebrity idol.