The Next Three Billion People on Social
Saturday, March 12
3:30PM - 4:30PM
110 E 2nd St
Three billion people in the world who don’t have internet access are about to get it.
There are several blockbuster initiatives attempting to break down the world’s connectivity barriers, from Google’s armada of giant balloons in the stratosphere to Elon Musk’s plans to deliver global internet via hundreds satellites.
Facebook’s Internet.org project already provides a free low-data web service to millions of mobile devices from Kenya to Colombia.
In a matter of years, three BILLION people will be experiencing a socially connected, mobile-friendly web for the first time, and it will drive massive change for everything from politics to pop culture. This panel is about what happens next.
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Hootsuite is world’s most widely used platform for managing social media; David Godsall manages the blog, a trusted resource for more than a million modern marketers and social media pros. Prior to...Show the rest
Hootsuite is world’s most widely used platform for managing social media; David Godsall manages the blog, a trusted resource for more than a million modern marketers and social media pros. Prior to joining Hootsuite, he was the Vancouver editor of OpenFile Media, a news startup that sought to transform journalism by sourcing stories in collaboration with audiences using social media. An experienced reporter, David has covered technology, social media, and entrepreneurship for a wide range of regional and national publications in Canada.Hide the rest
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