Adweek's Digital Hot List: 2017's Buzziest Apps, Gadgets, Startups and More

Talkspace, Musical.ly and even @RealDonaldTrump made the cut

The heat coming off our picks for the 2017 Digital Hot List would be enough to melt the snow of a March Nor’easter. Lilly Singh, our Digital Creator of the Year, is almost the anti-PewDiePie—just as funny and entertaining, but not likely to offend. In fact, as Reporter Lauren Johnson explains, Singh’s a brand magnet for the likes of Coca-Cola and Skittles. Likewise, our Digital Executive of the Year, Airbnb’s Brian Chesky, is upending the hospitality and travel industries with his unique take on the sharing economy, as outlined by Reporter Marty Swant. You’ll find features on them both in the links below.

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This story first appeared in the March 20, 2017, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.