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NFX’s James Currier: “The end of the social media ice age”

NFX’s James Currier: “The end of the social media ice age”

Update: 2020-05-221
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The Sunday Times tech correspondent Danny Fortson, managing partner at venture capital firm NFX, to talk about the golden age of social media (3:00 ), the early social network he founded (5:10 ), the ice age (7:20 ), how social media is like railroads (9:10 ), the opportunity for social work apps (11:50 ), the chilling Facebook effect (13:00 ), the early days of Houseparty (16:), its moment arriving five years later (20:00 ), the buzzy Clubhouse app (21:00 ), how the idea of identity has changed (22:40 ), his involvement in the founding of Bebo (25:15 ), why being first isn't necessarily best (27:50 ), the paucity of founders (32:10 ), and why we shouldn’t underestimate Facebook (32:20 ).

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NFX’s James Currier: “The end of the social media ice age”

NFX’s James Currier: “The end of the social media ice age”