Future Hipsters Remember the Golden Years of the Internet

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A hilarious promotional viral video for Social Media Week imagines millennials as senior citizens in the year 2062 as they remember their glory days. One grandfather in aviator sunglasses (sans lenses) remembers, "you could get away with anything in those days. I built an app that did absolutely nothing!" The video was directed by David Quinn for Sons and Daughters.

For more amusing "future hipsters" memes, visit http://futurehipsters.tumblr.com/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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