As designers, developers, creators, and communicators, we know how to amplify our voices through various means. But not everyone knows what we know. With the rise of large communication platforms, we’ve seen a democratization of information creation and sharing. Anyone can speak up, and potentially be heard by people around the world. In Doug’s five years as Creative Director at Twitter, he witnessed some phenomenal uses of the rapidly growing service. From humorous to gut-wrenching, from profound to inspirational and heart-warming, Doug will share some of the stories that have unfolded via Twitter. Moments that mirror life itself, reveal patterns of collective behavior, and ultimately represent the pulse of the entire planet.