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Monday, March 16 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
An Interview with Yik Yak's Founders

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Carmel DeAmicis, social media writer for GigaOM, will interview Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington. The discussion will focus on the longview of how messaging apps are changing and how the usage patterns of college students apply to slightly older audiences. It will leverage Yik Yak's story (growth pattern, success on campuses, etc.) to support the discussion.

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Speakers
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Brooks Buffington

COO, Yik Yak
Brooks Buffington co-founded Yik Yak in 2013 with his fraternity brother Tyler Droll shortly after graduating from Furman University. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, he took an app development class and began putting that knowledge into practice. After first developing... Read More →
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Carmel DeAmicis

Social Media Journalist, GigaOM
Carmel DeAmicis is all about that Face...book, that is. She covers social media and the consumer web for Gigaom and gets her kicks annoying poor Uber PR people.
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Tyler Droll

CEO, Yik Yak
Tyler Droll, originally from Duluth, Georgia, co-founded Yik Yak in 2013 with his fraternity brother Brooks Buffington shortly after graduating from Furman University. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, he took an app development class and began putting that knowledge into... Read More →


Monday March 16, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
ACC Ballroom A Austin Convention Center

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