Yusuf Omar

Co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories

Yusuf Omar is Co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories, a global video publisher reaching up to six million people daily. They’ve empowered over 2,000 trained mobile journalists across 140 countries. The former CNN Senior Social Media Reporter is a multi-award winning journalist, TEDx speaker and was Mobile Editor at the Hindustan Times in India. He was a correspondent up to 2010, covering among other stories, the Syrian civil war.

My Sessions

Mobile Story formats for Social Media – What works and why?

Bailey Allen Auditorium

Many organisations and brands are left in a bit of a quandary when it comes to sharing stories on Social media. The question gets asked time and time again…Should we shot vertical, landscape or square? Some organisations like RTÉ shoot in 4K widescreen and then crop into the frame to create all three versions in […]