5 Digital Trends We’re Tracking At Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts we highlight the stories that tackle these trends. This one looks at top digital trends.

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>> Plane crashes lead to people keeping close tabs on planes: Flight Tracking App Downloads Increase After Malaysia Airlines Accidents

>> Hotels are letting their guests be the photographers: Wyndham Hotels May Turn to Guests for Property Photos and Videos

>> Users love Yelp. Business owners? Not so much: Yelp Has Changed Local Discovery Whether Business Owners Like It Or Not

>> The many ways Uber makes life better: 6 Ways Uber Has Changed How We Get From Point A to Point B

>> Americans love to share with sharing economy apps: Uber, Lyft and Airbnb Are Winning the App Download Battle

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