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Saturday, March 8 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Here's A Secret: We Need Anonymous Social Networks

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When no one knows who you are, you can finally be yourself. That's the promise of Secret, a fast-growing anonymous sharing app. In this discussion, Secret's co-founder David Byttow and TechCrunch's Josh Constine will explore why people emotionally resonate with apps that remove traditional concepts of identity. Will anonymity become a permanent fixture of social networking or is it just a fad? Does anonymity promote cyberbullying that could lead to depression or suicide? Why do we crave approval in apps like Secret if it doesn't raise our social status? How can anonymous free expression survive in a troll-filled world?

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David Byttow

Co-FounderSecretDavid Byttow is the CEO and co-founder of Secret, a new social communication platform that allows you to share secretly with friends. He’s a generalist software engineer with broad and deep experience in leading products across many industries, including social... Read More →

Saturday March 8, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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