The five biggest tech trends for millennials in 2016

Digital trends move fast. To help you keep up, one young marketer offers a list of emerging online platforms, tools and markets to watch.

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You’ve read 10 lists of the top 10 tech trends this year. Many of these lists appealed to investors and CEOs; it’s also essential to consider what tech creatives are drumming up.

Millennials dominate digital, so it’s important to identify the trends that interest this audience. Here are five to watch in 2016:


Sixty-three percent of social media users rely on Twitter and Facebook for news , Pew Research reports. Social networks have already adapted to compete with independent news apps, such as Flipboard or Apple News.

Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat break news in real time and are beginning to shift how young consumers find trending stories.

Twitter Moments allows readers to see a feed of trending news and live events as they happen. If you’re logged in you can follow and share moments. Periscope is another Twitter acquisition that has helped audiences move to live events.

Facebook’s live coverage engine, Instant Articles. has 20 media companies publishing stories to the Facebook platform.

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