Electric Literature is taking location based social networks to a whole new level with the beta launch of a new storytelling website called Broadcastr. The site lets people share their stories from around the globe through shared audio clips, and organizes them by location.
Electric Literature co-founders Andy Hunter and Scott Lindenbaum introduced the site at the eBook Summit this past December. GalleyCat reports: “The storytelling app will let people record audio versions of location-specific stories around the globe–like Foursquare for storytellers. Above, we’ve embedded a video of the eBook Summit presentation.”
It could be a great way to discover a new place when traveling, and share your own stories. Here is more from the Broadcastr site: “Users can take a GPS-enabled walk as stories about their surroundings stream into their headphones, like a museum tour of the entire world. Users can record their own content, create playlists, follow their friends, and share on Facebook.”
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