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NewFronts Takeaways: Why Digital Put the Spotlight Back on TV, What’s After Pivot to Video

Given the past year has seen heightened concerns from ad buyers about the brand safety of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, it's no coincidence that digital companies focused their pitches on more controlled environments like television or their own sites.

Hollywood’s New Digital Disrupters: 15 Rising Crossover Stars

As web video merges with film and TV, meet the breakouts — from Lilly Singh to Adam Conover — leveraging fame on YouTube and Instagram into careers on platforms their parents actually watch.

How a Studio Suit Can Transform to Tech Titan: Experts Offer Tips on How to Fit In

Before heading to the Bay Area, consider trading in the car, leaving behind the chitchat (not to mention ego) and dressing down: "Position and power aren't shown that way."

Silicon Valley Glossary: 6 Slang Terms to Master if You Want to Be the Next “Decacorn” (Take That, Unicorn)

From "brogrammer" to "eating your own dog food," translations of the latest technobabble from the authors of 'Valley Speak.'

Why Twitter Exec Leslie Berland Holds Most of Her Meetings in Public

The company's chief marketing officer often grabs a few minutes with an employee outside in the morning or at one of the San Francisco office's many open areas.

Inside Vice’s New 75K-Square-Foot Headquarters in Brooklyn (Photos)

Says Shane Smith, whose company took over several lots that were once part of the iconic Domino Sugar plant: "Everyone has been prophesying our doom, saying, 'However big you get, you're going to die because cool is by definition small.' Well, we don't want to be cool. The content has never been better."

An Inside Look at Medium’s San Francisco Offices With CEO Ev Williams

The publishing platform run by the Twitter co-founder is home to Bill Simmons' website The Ringer.

Why Bethany Mota and Kandee Johnson Hang Out at Beautycon’s Offices

CEO Moj Mahdara, whose recent Beautycon drew 15,000 attendees, says the 40-person company already has outgrown its Hollywood digs — "a full-blown community center" — and is leasing another building next door.

‘Silicon Valley’s’ T.J. Miller: This Is What Would Happen If I Let Mobile Apps Lead My Life (Hint: Beer at 8 a.m.)

The actor-comedian imagines how his day might look if he made every move via the icons on his phone, from booking — and then canceling — an Uber ("it's important to waste someone's time early in the morning") to taking a last-minute cross-country trip to get the "best pizza in the goddamn United States."

How Instagram’s Filters Got Their Names

CEO Kevin Systrom explains how his appreciation for cocktails inspired one name, while the company's San Francisco roots prompted the naming of another.

Why BuzzFeed Is Finally (OMG!) Going Hollywood

With a movie at Warner Bros., CEO Jonah Peretti details how his 9-year-old company (which generates more than 3 billion views a month on YouTube) has moved one step closer to its goal of becoming a motion picture studio — and why he’s now gunning for the small screen.

Kevin Hart: How to Be Funny on Instagram (and Facebook and Twitter)

The comedian explains why he's so active on social media.