ENCORE: Creating "Sound-On" Content in a Sound-Off World


Tom Chirico


Katie Keating


Emily Lanfear


According to Digiday, 85% of Facebook video is watched without sound, and research shows that that's the trend across other digital platforms. In a world where "sound off" is the default, how do you create content that compels your audience to put their headphones on? We'll explore audio trends like ASMR, viral hits like Yanny vs. Laurel, "Bad Lip Reading," great brand examples and more.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate