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Video Q&A

TikTok and the Future of Social

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

This event has passed. You can find the full recording of the call here.

Join us for a live video call where we will discuss TikTok and the impact its success will have on the future of social. 

Joining the call will be columnist and resident tech philosopher Sam Lessin who recently published, The 10 Ways TikTok Will Change Social Product Design and Alex Heath, The Information's reporter who covers all things social. 

Special Guest: Zaid Admani (@admani_explains), will also join the call to give an insider's perspective of what it's like to be a TikTok influencer. You'll definitely want to check out his hilarious TikToks where he roleplays important moments in tech and business history.  

Topics of Discussion: 

  • Consumption-first onboarding  
  • The benefits of a single integrated feed vs. distinct 'spaces'
  • Explicit eeparation of consumption and production
  • Making production success a slightly more inclusive and open playing field  
  • Using well-targeted random rewards to encourage participation
  • How other platforms may shift product strategy to compete with the success of TikTok
  • Will TikTok have staying power as a platform without its own social graph? 
  • Does ByteDance have a chance at grabbing market share?
  • Your questions during the live Q&A portion
This event has passed.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
9:00 am - 9:45 am PST
Video Conference Call

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Sam Lessin

Co-Founder of Fin,
GP Slow Ventures

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Alex Heath

The Information

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Zaid Admani

TikTok Influencer, @admani_explains