Evan Spiegel Quotes

Who is Evan Spiegel?

Evan Thomas Spiegel is an American businessman and the co-founder of Snapchat.

Born June 04, 1990

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Best 24 Quotes by Evan Spiegel

“Conforming happens so naturally that we can forget how powerful it is. But the thing that makes us human are those times we listen to the whispers of our soul and allow ourselves to be pulled in another direction.”

“Creating a representation of yourself for the Internet stopped making sense when we were all on phones and connected everywhere.”

“Ephemeral should be the default.”

“I am a young, white, educated male. I got really, really lucky. And life isn't fair.”

“I keep hearing about battery innovation, but it never makes it to my phone.”

“I think diversity is a challenge everywhere.”

“I think everyone is born creative but it can be suppressed by fear.”

“I'd like to create a space for people who have a lot of talent but not a lot of reach.”

“It seems odd that at the beginning of the Internet, everyone decided everything should stick around forever.”

“It would be better for everyone if we deleted everything by default and saved the things that are important to us.”

“It's important to be thoughtful and mindful about the things you say to other people.”

“It's no surprise companies that quickly grow in value attract those who may want to also profit from the hard work of others.”

“It's not about working harder; it's about working the system.”

“More people are watching college football on Snapchat than they are on television.”

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“One of the things I'm trying to get better at is apologizing when I make mistakes. That's been a big priority of mine.”

“People are going to copy your product if you build great stuff. Just because Yahoo has a search box doesn't make it Google.”

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“Snapchat changed that perception of deleting something as bad. Online, typically you delete something if it's bad or if it's really embarrassing.”

“Someone will always have an opinion about you. Whatever you do won't ever be enough. So find something important to you. Find something that you love.”

“Talking with pictures and making memories is universally appealing.”

“The intent to preserve and capture something is very different from the urge to share, but they had become intertwined.”

“The internet is a timeless void – you put something in there, and it's there forever and loses a lot of context.”

“There is real value in sharing moments that don't live forever.”

“We're kind of looking at a future where people acknowledge the hybridization of digital and analog, and appreciate and understand that they both affect each other.”

“We've never been anti-permanence. We just belief deletion should be the default.”

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