DiscoverGeekout with Matt Navarra7. The New York Times' Taylor Lorenz
7. The New York Times' Taylor Lorenz

7. The New York Times' Taylor Lorenz

Update: 2020-01-09
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Taylor Lorenz of The New York Times has carved out a niche for herself as the journalist who explains youth culture online to the rest of us. Whether it’s Google Docs as a social network or party invites via Instagram, she understands the trends many of us would never hear of without her stories.


Taylor joins Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant to discuss the rise of TikTok, the future of influencers, and why it’s better not to make predictions about the future. Oh, and Martin and Taylor have a heated disagreement over whether it’s Twitter or its users who need to change.


Meanwhile, Matt and Martin talk over the week’s news and share the latest tests and tools you need to know about.


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News stories:


ByteDance & TikTok have secretly built a deepfakes maker


Facebook bans deepfake videos ahead of the 2020 election


Snapchat quietly acquired AI Factory, the company behind its new Cameos feature, for $166M


Instagram failing to attract older people as user growth set to flatline




Some must-read stories by Taylor Lorenz:


The Hottest Chat App for Teens Is … Google Docs


Instagram Is the New Evite


How Twitter Became The Number One Social Network For Nudists


How the Pineapple Became the Icon of I.V.F.


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7. The New York Times' Taylor Lorenz

7. The New York Times' Taylor Lorenz

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