2018’s Digital Hot List: The Movers and Innovators That Got Us Excited This Year

From Fortnite to Instagram, these are the trends that shaped the year

This year's winners included Instagram Stories, Fortnite and HQ.

Some companies take digital to heart, manipulating the 1s and 0s of the internet to create incredible experiences in content and advertising. This year’s hottest digital movers and trendsetters range from the insanely popular game Fortnite to the industry-shaking Time Warner acquisition. As we slide into cooler temperatures, here’s a look at what’s hot in digital in 2018.

This story first appeared in the October 15, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.