Beauty foods, teen girl wearables, heartbreak apps, millennial travel, ethical menswear and emoji movies.
–Business of Fashion explores nutricosmetics—digestible beauty products that are expected to become a $7.4 billion industry by 2020.
-In a special report dubbed “Food and the new east,” The Calvert Journal explores the changing palate of Eastern Europe.
-As YouTube celebrity proliferates, The Kernel asks, “Can Hollywood turn YouTubers into movie stars?”
-A writer for Fusion looks at Silicon Valley’s solutions to heartbreak.
–BBC exposes the rise of a liberal, modern, independent Egyptian woman who is shattering social taboos and living on her own before getting hitched.
-“America’s funniest women are getting raunchier while its funniest men are getting soft,” says Quartz.
-As concerns for sustainability and food safety rise, the global diet is pivoting toward plants as a key source of protein, reports Food Navigator.
-With the Middle East/Africa region overtaking Latin America as the world’s fastest growing beauty market in the world, Wamda spotlights the rise of MEA beauty startups.
–Adweek looks at how TV Land is targeting oft-overlooked generation X with “edgier, serialized fare.”
–Skift looks at how Residence Inns in the US are succeeding with millennial business travelers by making them “less lonely.”
-Meanwhile Airbnb is growing its business travel offering, says Mashable.
-In a profile of a popular LA eatery, Bloomberg highlights the rise of artisanal, uber-local food in the US.
–Complex takes a look at how menswear is leading the way in ethical fashion.
–NPR looks at how musicians earn royalties, arguing that transparency is the next battle for the industry.
-Online publishers are shifting from live video to on-demand, says NiemanLab.
-91% of global internet users expect companies to do more for the world than just making a profit, per a new study from Cone and Ebiquity.
–Quartz reports on a patent from Google that could use Glass technology to load our memories onto the cloud and make our experiences searchable.
–Ventures Africa examines how the “app economy” will drive innovation in the region, with a focus on telecommunications.
-The number of advertisers on YouTube has gone up more than 40% in the past year, reports the FT.
-If box-office success can be built with Legos, why not emoji? Sony is on it. Via BBC.
Image source: The Calvert Journal