Advances in computer technology have had a large impact on the Entertainment industry. Movies have websites to create buzz, and provide screensavers and wallpaper, and music artists have samples released to draw attention to soon to be released albums.
Magazines have also been able to take advantage of this new forum to provide additional articles and supplements to the issues they publish.
Many magazines also have forums for readers to post comments about articles they have read and would like to see in future issues. It is a great way for magazines to receive instant feedback about what they are doing right , and where they can improve to maintain their readers interest.
Since the invention of Blogging, some magazines have also been able to take advantage of it's popularity and create blogs written by contributing staff, guests, and even contributors who are anonymously letting readers live vicariously through them by revealing personal details of their lives.