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Social Snacking

An interactive element is added to snack time with socially activated dispensers

Implications - Bringing elements of social media into more conventional experiences, brands are integrating platforms like Twitter into snack machines and kitchenware items. Requiring social engagement, these socially savvy devices transform ordinary eating experiences into more communal and interactive activities, reflecting the use of social media in areas other than online engagement.
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