Episode from the podcastWhat's Tech?

How The Bachelor became social media’s favorite sporting event

Released Tuesday, 28th June 2016
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"Is The Bachelor tech?" You might ask this question while listening to this week’s episode of What’s Tech, a podcast that provides introductory explainers into the many pockets of technology and the culture around them. I believe the answer is yes.
The Bachelor series has aired for over 14 years and spun-off numerous programs, totaling over 35 seasons, but its most recent surge of critical significance stems from the rise of social media. Who watches The Bachelor and how they watch it have changed dramatically since the first episode has aired. Credit belongs to an expanding ecosystem of critics, fans, and former participants that meet any given Monday.
To explain, I invited my colleague Kaitlyn Tiffany to the show.
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