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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.

For all of our trends roundups, go here.

>> Marriott International still seeks clarification from the FCC on network security:  Marriott Bows to Pressure on Wi-Fi Blocking But There’s Lots of Wiggle Room

>> Skift’s newest trend report looks at the state of Facebook and travel brands: New Skift Trends Report: Facebook Strategies for Travel Brands

>> Watch out selfie stick, there’s new fancy tech in town for travelers: Google Translate’s App Update Should Make Pocket Dictionary Publishers Nervous

>> Check out the digital-related trends in Skift’s first-ever print magazine (digital version): New Skift Magazine: Megatrends Defining Travel in 2015

>> Too many U.S. companies still use pen and paper for travel expense reporting: Why Expense Reporting at U.S. Companies Is Still A Mess

>> This Skift Global Forum video has some important lessons for airline social media teams: How American Airlines Succeeded on Social Media When Others Failed

>> These charts are some indication for which destinations could be popular this year: The Top Cities American and International Travelers Booked During the Holidays



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