Interested in engaging with the firms and startups whose products and innovations will drive the future of Social Media?
The morning session (11am-1pm) will offer firms and brands the opportunity to showcase their latest products. Coming along for the ride are: Google+, Outbrain, Facebook, MixCloud, YouTube and many more.
- Fran Hale, Mixcloud
- Gemma Slavin, Outbrian
- Beth Foster, Google+
- Akin Babayigit, Facebook
- Youtube to be announced
Facebook was founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. Our connection to more than one billion people around the world and our understanding of who they are and what they like enables us to help our advertisers reach the right people – at scale. Marketers care about people. And Facebook can help you reach all the people that matter to you – in the place they discover the things that matter to them.
Google+ Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University in 1995. By 1996, they had built a search engine (initially called BackRub) that used links to determine the importance of individual webpages. Our company has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, we’ve grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world. In June 2011, we introduced the Google+ project, aimed at bringing the nuance and richness of real-life sharing to the web, and making all of Google better by including people, their relationships and their interests.
Mixcloud is the home for on-demand radio online. The popular, easy to use service helps DJs, radio presenters and stations host their content and connect to a global audience. Mixcloud brings together some of the world’s best radio and DJ content in one place, helping listeners discover relevant, high quality content. Mixcloud has attracted content from world-leading DJs, festivals and radio stations – from Carl Cox, Moby and Above & Beyond to the Guardian, XFM and Channel 4. The company has also worked with some of the world’s largest brands and advertisers, including adidas, Malibu, Diesel and Red Bull.
Outbrain helps people discover the most interesting, relevant and trusted content wherever they are. Outbrain provides personalised recommendations across a network of premium publishers, including The Telegraph, Sky News, Future Publishing and The Guardian. Through Outbrain’s all-in-one content discovery solution, publishers, brands and marketers are able to amplify their audience engagement by driving traffic to their content – on their site and around the web.Worldwide Outbrain is currently installed on more than 100,000 sites and generates more than 10 billion page views per month . Founded in 2006, the company is headquartered in New York, with 15 offices globally, including the U.S., UK., France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Israel, Singapore and Australia. Follow @OutbrainUK on Twitter.
Youtube is a video-sharing website, created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005 and owned by Google since late 2006, on which users can upload, view and share videos.