The Quick News & Quick Takes segment this month includes stories about the popularity of interactive content (1:55), new data on smartphone use (3:45) and Instagram’s big advantage when it comes to engagement (5:10). The Talking Points Spotlight highlights the Star Tribune’s 150th anniversary in Minneapolis (6:30). And, the three Talking Points in this episode feature discussions about Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report (7:50), the collaboration and approval process in content production (14:10), and the death of organic social media posting (22:30). The Talking Points Shoutout goes to Brian Belmont of Belmont Partners PR (30:15). Plus, in the Talking Points 2 Cents segment at the end of the show, Arik and Kevin talk about the NBA Finals (31:30), the best advice from some recent commencement speeches (37:30), teenagers and summer jobs (41:15) and the potential of voice technology (46:15). For show notes, visit http://www.TheTalkingPointsPodcast.com/.