How TV Became Tech’s Favorite Vanity Project

Why are Netflix and HBO helping Tinder and Airbnb make TV?

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Producing original content is the natural reaction to a marketplace swimming in content, where every chocolate bar has a Twitter feed and every fast food restaurant has an Instagram mascot.

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