David Cohn is a co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Pigeon, a social sharing app on Facebook Messenger. In 2015, David joined The Alpha Group, an in-house tech and media incubator for Advance Local, and served as a senior director overseeing content strategy. Pigeon represents The Alpha Group’s third and latest venture, after the successful development and release of The Tylt and Elsewhere. Prior to joining Alpha Group, David was the executive producer at AJ+, Al Jazeera’s research and development team. David holds a B.A. in Rhetoric and Philosophy from University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in New Media from Columbia University.
Social media has had a turbulent year to say the least. Many social giants, Facebook in particular, has been criticized for issues ranging from data privacy to manipulative content. This year, Facebook users learned that...read more