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Audioboo is a free app and website that allows users to post and share sound files (called "boos") online and to other social networks including Twitter. It's available in multiple languages and platforms (iOS, Android, Blackberry) iPhone OS, iPad, Android and Blackberry 10).
Audioboo gives everyone the opportunity to be a digital broadcaster. Teachers, journalists, podcasters and professional broadcasters use this social-sharing and broadcast-platform audio tools to record, edit, publish, and store exceptional stories in MP3 format.
Educators employ Audioboo to strengthen writing, improve reading comprehension, teach languages, and connect with other schools around the world via the Audioboo community. From college radio stations to the BBC, broadcasters create playlists of past shows, with Audioboo’s embeddable player, to provide listeners a way to “catch up” on missed programs. Users may access a vast library of unique user-generated content from sources such as the BBC, CNBC, UNICEF, and British newspapers.
There is a large community of visually impaired individuals that use Audioboo as a natural storytelling environment, as well as small towns that use Audioboo to capture their daily news and broadcast it to the town in lieu of a traditional radio broadcast frequency. The number of stories captured by Audioboo now tops 10M per month.