Now I will be the first to admit that I listen to The Chris Moyles Show in the morning for one reason and one reason only - the man annoys the hell out of me! Combining this fact with a loud, deliberately badly tuned clock radio on the other side of my room and I have a sure fire recipe to make me get out of bed in the morning!
However, Mr Moyles has pulled off some fairly impressive things in the world of Social Media - the biggest being introducing twitter to the masses.
Now before I get trampled to death by angry twitterers going on about Wossy, rustyrocket & stephenfry, I will happily admit that yes they have been on twitter longer and have a huge following.
However, what was it that bought twitter to the attention of the masses? Not Mr Fry, Ross or Brand but the overweight gobby annoying man from Leeds who started talking and tweeting in Mid March and hasn't stopped since. And what is really interesting is that it has exploded over popular culture ever since, everybody is at it, google was going to buy it (allegedly) and facebook was going to die because of it.
So what is the purpose of this post, well, as I was woken up this morning I heard Mr Moyles wittering on about audioboo. I have seen this phrase in retweets on twitter and know a couple of people who use it.
Essentially, it is a an micro audioblogging site, you can record audio blogs and upload them to audioboo, you can also follow other peoples 'boos' and listen to them if you wish.
Now, yeah, it has a bit of an underground following but nothing massive. My question is - will Mr Moyles talking about audioboo promoting it on his radioshow cause the same explosion in micro audioblogging that he has with his radioshow?
Is Chris Moyles - the annoying gobby man from Leeds the saviour of Social media?
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