Shira Lazar

CES 2014: Vanilla Ice, Shaq, Mark Cuban, and more talk hot tech trends -- VIDEO


With more than 150,000 attendees and 3,000 exhibitors, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas proved to be one of the biggest in its history. Some of the biggest trends included 3-D printers, wearable tech, headphones galore, 4K, and curved TVs.

And while the Super Bowl of Tech boasts industry professionals, techies, and early adopters, the conference is also known for its fair share of celebs endorsing the next big brands and products in tech.

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Viral videos of 2013: 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar ranks the biggest hits -- VIDEO

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As 2013 draws to a close, we’re looking back at 2013’s biggest, best, and most memorable YouTube videos with some help from the data crunchers over at Tubular Labs. As we delve into the biggest videos of the year, we also couldn’t help but notice some bigger trends:

1) Community Reactions Are Key

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Shira Lazar of 'What's Trending': Which Oscar contenders have generated the most online buzz?

As we move closer to Hollywood’s biggest night, fans and industry insiders continue to connect with their favorite stars and films with online updates that create word-of-mouth across the web. has created an “Oscar Buzz” page to track real-time tweets and conversation of nominees and fans using the #Oscars and #OscarBuzz.

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Shira Lazar of 'What's Trending': Can social media predict the Oscar winners?


For the past few years, social media has become the watercooler for online chatter surrounding any big televised event, and awards season is no exception. Every show has its own hashtag, winner trend, and surprise on-air moments that get shared and go viral more quickly then ever before. But can online chatter reveal who the winners may be?

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