SOURCE: ShoutOmatic


June 28, 2011 09:30 ET

ShoutOmatic Brings Voice and Sound to Social Media

Celebrities, Companies and Social Media Fans Embracing "Audible Tweets and Facebook Status Updates"

BROOKLYN, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2011) - ShoutOmatic ( is breaking the social media silence by allowing users to create and post "audible Tweets and Facebook status updates" thereby opening an untapped vein of social media potential. Using the free web client or iPhone app, people can now do things like sing a personalized "Happy Birthday" on their friends' Facebook walls, reporters can file audio reports on their Twitter streams from around the world, musicians can give fans a sneak preview of their newest song, and celebrities can show fans they are real by answering questions in their own voice. While the world will ultimately define how ShoutOmatic is used, giving Facebook and Twitter users the power to post self-generated audio quickly and easily is a clear step in social media evolution.

ShoutOmatic Key Features Include:

  • Users can record and upload their own Shouts directly to Facebook and Twitter
  • Users can purchase Shouts from their favorite celebrities
  • Free to use
  • All Shouts are limited to 30 seconds for brevity
  • Web client, phone-in, Facebook application, and an iPhone application makes Shouting possible anywhere
  • Shouts can be embedded on websites, blogs and other social media outlets
  • MP3s can be automatically merged with users voice in Shouts
  • Brands, charities, and foundations can receive custom-made ShoutOmatic pages

A privately-held start up founded by Norm Levy, ShoutOmatic has seen early adoption with a number of celebrities and brands. For instance, hip-hop legend Chuck D Shouts his daily "This Day in Hip-Hop and Rap" series on Twitter and wireless carrier Boost Mobile recently launched a consumer-focused promotion with motorsports favorite Travis Pastrana.

Letting users record and broadcast audible "Shouts" in their actual voices helps add authenticity, emotion, and tonality that is just not possible in the short form, text-based world of social media networks. In addition, the ShoutMarket allows the growing list of celebrity Shouters to sell personalized and instant Shouts to fans. Musicians have embraced ShoutOmatic as a way to bring their music to everyday social media, and features such as automatically merged MP3 files and Shouts allow artists to connect to their fan base about new songs in a powerfully engaging way.

"Social media has been expanding rapidly, but individuals and brands are looking for ways to move beyond the traditional text status update," says ShoutOmatic founder Norm Levy. "ShoutOmatic brings a new level of engagement to the realm of social media by making voices and sounds easy to post. Musicians, comedians, marketers, and social media fans are embracing this method of self-expression."

About ShoutOmatic
ShoutOmatic removes the text-based limitations of social media by allowing users to stop typing and start Shouting. From the ShoutOmatic website or the iPhone application, users can record and upload their own voice to ShoutOmatic. Shouts can be automatically uploaded to Twitter and Facebook, and can be embedded on all other social networks and web spaces. This unique mode of expression lets individuals and brands share their message with an authenticity, emotion, and tonality that is not possible with other social networking mediums. Founded by new technology pioneer Norm Levy, ShoutOmatic is the next step in the expansion of social media. For more information, visit

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