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Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant explore the world of social media, talking to big names and chewing over the latest news. Sponsored by Pinterest.

Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant explore the world of social media, talking to big names and chewing over the latest news. Sponsored by Pinterest.
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United Kingdom

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Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant explore the world of social media, talking to big names and chewing over the latest news. Sponsored by Pinterest.

Twitter:

@mattnavarra

Language:

English

Contact:

07714337072


Episodes

6. Hashtag inventor (and much more) Chris Messina

10/10/2019
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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...

Duration:01:32:43

5. Pinterest's Colleen Stauffer

10/3/2019
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Colleen Stauffer is Pinterest's Director of Global Business Marketing. She joins Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant to discuss this often misunderstood platform, how it can help digital marketers and social media managers, and she shares her views on the future of digital marketing. We dig into the increasingly visual way we all communicate, what social media platforms can learn from Pinterest when it comes to tackling misinformation, how AR could fit into Pinterest's future, and how...

Duration:00:58:48

4. Facebook's Andrew 'Boz' Bosworth

9/26/2019
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Andrew 'Boz' Bosworth is Facebook's VP responsible for VR and AR. He joins Matt Navarra and Martin 'SFP' Bryant moments after stepping off the stage at Oculus Connect 6, Facebook's latest VR developer conference. He talks us through some of the biggest news from the event and we explore how important virtual worlds could become to our lives in the future. Is Facebook Horizon a second chance for Second Life? How will Oculus Business bring VR to the office? Can Facebook convince the public to...

Duration:00:57:49

3. UK Parliament's Damian Collins

9/19/2019
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Damian Collins has social media regulation in his sights, and as chair of UK Parliament's DCMS select committee, he's got strong opinions on how to whip the tech companies into shape. Here he joins Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant to explain why tech companies seem to particularly fear scrutiny from UK politicians, whether we need international rules to govern big tech, what he thinks about Netflix's The Great Hack (in which he appeared)... and just what is Mark Zuckerberg's deal,...

Duration:01:00:54

2. CNN's Kerry Flynn

9/12/2019
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CNN media reporter Kerry Flynn joins Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant to discuss the future of social media. Is there room for new platforms to break through? Is Facebook doomed to be associated with data misuse forever? What will tech look like in 10 years time? And is TikTok just a fad? We also get nostalgic over FriendFeed and Yo, and find out who Kerry would rather have over for dinner: Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg, or Evan Spiegel. And we talk over the week’s news and share the...

Duration:01:04:40

1. Twitter's Sara Haider

9/5/2019
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Twitter’s Director, Product Management, Sara Haider chats to hosts Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant. We find out the latest on the much-requested edit button; the state of play with Twitter’s verification program; how product design can aid positive mental health; Martin pitches Sara his idea for a standalone DMs app, and Matt tries his hardest to uncover Twitter’s Konami code (they must have one, right?). Matt and Martin also talk over the week’s news and share the latest tests and tools...

Duration:01:00:39

Coming soon

8/30/2019
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Introducing Geekout with Matt Navarra. We'll meet the people building your favourite social media apps, opinionated journalists, and even headstrong politicians who are shaping the future of tech. Launching early September, 2019, hosted by Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant. Subscribe now to get each episode delivered your podcast app. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geekoutmattnavarra/message

Duration:00:00:46