Instagram video ads were released recently, but not without some controversy. Jacob Kastrenakes of The Verge was unimpressed, saying that “the video ads are basically just commercials. There’s nothing Instagramy about them, and it’s hard to imagine that they’ll fit in. Banana Republic is the only one that gets close, running a silent time-lapse video […]
As a parent, it’s our joy to love our kids. But it’s our job to prepare them for the world they will soon inherit. Today, that means raising a tech-savvy, socially-balanced individual equipped with a black belt in multitasking. Simple, right? Our kids have lived a “connected” life virtually since birth (baby’s first Facebook status, anyone?), but a growing tide of us are yanking the tech blanket away and untethering kids from their devices.
5 years ago, I was 22: ambitious, inexperienced and ready to start life as an adult. I had just landed a great job at 20th Century Fox Films and had a crystal-clear vision for the future. I was on track to become a film studio executive. Now at 28, as CEO of my own digital […]