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Top 25 Media Ideas in September

From Cartoon Vlogger Influencers to Short-Form Video Apps

— September 29, 2018 — Pop Culture
The top September 2018 media ideas explore the many new ways in which people of all ages are being invited to consume content, specifically with a focus on interactivity and bite-sized formats.

Short attention spans and the ease with which content can be consumed has created a demand for snackable content, which is exemplified by GIF film festivals, short-form video apps and text-based storytelling formats that offer a convenient alternative to reading a book.

In the same way that kids have been able to consume content from Barbie as a vlogger on YouTube, Hello Kitty recently launched her own channel as a new positive role model for kids sharing words of inspiration and motivation. The rise of the digital influencer can also be seen in Balenciaga's Virtual Army, which introduces diverse CGI supermodels.
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Portable Comic Readers
Portable Comic Readers
The InkyPen App Will Let Nintendo Switch Owners Access Plenty of Comics
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Craft Beer Networks
Craft Beer Networks
BrewDog Launched Its Own Beer-Centric TV Network and Subscription Service
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23
Behind-the-Scenes Beauty Commercials
Behind-the-Scenes Beauty Commercials
In Its New Ad, Dove Gives a Shout Out to the Women Off-Screen
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On-Demand Streaming Experiences
On-Demand Streaming Experiences
The Top-Rated PlayStation Vue Allows for a Multi-Device Stream
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Music Streaming Service Podcasts
Music Streaming Service Podcasts
Spotify is Launching Its Own Branded Podcast, 'Ebb & Flow'
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Traditional Pasta-Making Webseries
Traditional Pasta-Making Webseries
'Pasta Grannies' on YouTube Makes Authentic Recipes Accessible
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Mouse Ear Ice Creams
Mouse Ear Ice Creams
Ample Hills is Rolling Out Three New Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Flavors
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18
Theatrical Open-Air Festivals
Theatrical Open-Air Festivals
Secret Cinema's 'Secret Festival' is a 5,000-Person, Five-Hour Event
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TV-Inspired Browser Extensions
TV-Inspired Browser Extensions
The Good Place Chrome Extension Lets Fans Enter 'The Good Place'
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Villainous Halloween Tea Parties
Villainous Halloween Tea Parties
Disneyland’s Steakhouse 55’s Halloween Tea is Based on Villains
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Engaging Digital Book Alternatives
Engaging Digital Book Alternatives
Yarn Offers Entertaining Chat & Text Stories to Digital Nomads
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Inclusive Content Digital Platforms
Inclusive Content Digital Platforms
The Uproxx Site Caters to the Digital Male Demographic
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Cartoon Vlogger Influencers
Cartoon Vlogger Influencers
Sanrio's Hello Kitty Just Got an Incredibly Adorable YouTube Channel
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GIF-Centric Film Festivals
GIF-Centric Film Festivals
The GIPHY Film Festival Explores Stories Told in Just 18 Seconds
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Politically Informed Fashion Ads
Politically Informed Fashion Ads
SHOOP's Collection is Accompanied by a Playful Fake News Ad
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AR Cartoon Home Experiences
AR Cartoon Home Experiences
Samsung's 'Doorways' Shows Smart Products in the Family Guy Home
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Motivational Male-Focused Digital Platforms
Motivational Male-Focused Digital Platforms
The BroBible is a Community-Driven Platform for Males
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8
Intergalactic Theme Park Cantinas
Intergalactic Theme Park Cantinas
Oga's Cantina is Set to Serve Booze and Otherworldly Dishes
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7
Wizardly Home Decor Collections
Wizardly Home Decor Collections
Pottery Barn's New Harry Potter Collection is Magical
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6
Home-Style Movie Events
Home-Style Movie Events
Bumble and HBO's 'Stay Home' Activation Played Up Indoor Comforts
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5
Short-Form Video Apps
Short-Form Video Apps
TikTok and Musical.ly Build a Platform That Enables Creativity & Expression
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4
Online Encyclopedia-Inspired Apparel
Online Encyclopedia-Inspired Apparel
The Wikipedia Collection by Advisory Board Crystals is Chic
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Virtual Luxury Fashion Models
Virtual Luxury Fashion Models
Balmain's 'Virtual Army' Features Diverse CGI Supermodels
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Nostalgic Cartoon Street Apparel
Nostalgic Cartoon Street Apparel
ASOS Design and The Simpsons Joined for a Collaborative Range
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Empowering Lifestyle Entertainment Companies
Empowering Lifestyle Entertainment Companies
Kin Delivers Content to Motivated Women
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