Caroline Shin's Blackberry

Description
This Blackberry belonged to Caroline Shin, one of the founders of the Kogi Korean BBQ food truck in Los Angeles. Serving a fusion of Korean and Mexican cuisine, the truck could go wherever the people where, tweeting out its location to attract customers. The proliferation of smartphones with a ubiquitous data connection allowed Twitter to become a powerful marketing tool, allowing food trucks to find customers, determine their desires, and announce the food truck’s location.
Object Name
phone
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 5/8 in; 10.795 cm x 6.0325 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
2013.0220.01
catalog number
2013.0220.01
accession number
2013.0220
subject
Communications
American Enterprise
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Shin

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