1 hr 32 min

6. Hashtag inventor (and much more) Chris Messina Geekout with Matt Navarra

    • Technology

Chris Messina is the inventor of the hashtag, but he’s been asked about that far too many times for us to bring it up much here. Good thing that he’s a deep thinker about products, platforms, and social engagement, and has lots to say about topics we love on this podcast.

Chris joins Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant to discuss whether social media is at an inflexion point, and where it goes next. We also go in deep on Instagram’s motivations behind launching the rather threadbare new app Threads; whether users will ever be asked to pay for Facebook; how to deal with information overload, and lots more.

Meanwhile, Matt and Martin talk over the week’s news and share the latest tests and tools you need to know about.

Geekout with Matt Navarra is sponsored by Pinterest. Inspire your audience and grow your company on Pinterest with a free business account. Learn more at business.pinterest.com.

This is the end of season one, but we’ll be back soon!

News stories:

Instagram introduces Threads, a new messaging app for your close friends

Google Weighs Acquisition of Rival to Video App TikTok

TikTok explains its ban on political advertising

Horny People, You’re Free: Instagram’s Following Tab Is Gone

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Follow Matt and Martin on Twitter: @MattNavarra and @MartinSFP

Join the Social Media Geekout Facebook Group or discuss the show on Twitter using the hashtag #geekoutquestions.

Geekout with Matt Navarra is a Big Revolution production.


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geekoutmattnavarra/message

Chris Messina is the inventor of the hashtag, but he’s been asked about that far too many times for us to bring it up much here. Good thing that he’s a deep thinker about products, platforms, and social engagement, and has lots to say about topics we love on this podcast.

Chris joins Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant to discuss whether social media is at an inflexion point, and where it goes next. We also go in deep on Instagram’s motivations behind launching the rather threadbare new app Threads; whether users will ever be asked to pay for Facebook; how to deal with information overload, and lots more.

Meanwhile, Matt and Martin talk over the week’s news and share the latest tests and tools you need to know about.

Geekout with Matt Navarra is sponsored by Pinterest. Inspire your audience and grow your company on Pinterest with a free business account. Learn more at business.pinterest.com.

This is the end of season one, but we’ll be back soon!

News stories:

Instagram introduces Threads, a new messaging app for your close friends

Google Weighs Acquisition of Rival to Video App TikTok

TikTok explains its ban on political advertising

Horny People, You’re Free: Instagram’s Following Tab Is Gone

--

Follow Matt and Martin on Twitter: @MattNavarra and @MartinSFP

Join the Social Media Geekout Facebook Group or discuss the show on Twitter using the hashtag #geekoutquestions.

Geekout with Matt Navarra is a Big Revolution production.


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geekoutmattnavarra/message

1 hr 32 min

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