Update: While this post was being written, the team won the Runner AppPrize at the AppCircus, SXSW!
The team at “The Social Radio” won´t stop surprising us. Roberto Gluck, Alejandra Negrete, and Demian Renzulli´s product, “The Social Radio”, is shaking the technology world and seducing thousands of users around the globe. The team´s latest product, a mobile app for the iOS platform, has been downloaded more than 10.000 times. They have been featured on Rolling Stone, The Next Web, and Univisión, among many others.
The Social Radio converts the user’s twitter stream into a radio-like experience. With multi-language voice support (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German), users can listen to their Twitter timelines, lists, trending topics, funny hashtags and searches, mixed with the music they love on their mobile devices. The iOS version of The Social Radio supports music-playback from the iPod/iPhone device, or from most cloud-based music services, like Pandora, Spotify and SoundCloud. The company’s also introducing a web-version of it’s technology, available under a invitation-only model (learn more here).
Awarded with the AppCircus Buenos Aires 1st prize 2011 and recently listed as finalists of the Mobile Premier Awards 2011, this revolutionary idea has, of course, attracted the attention of the public. “People love listening to music on their smartphones. People also love following their social updates always and anywhere. So, we’ve created a tool that merges two of the main killer features of a smartphone nowadays into one unique user-experience” says Roberto Gluck, CEO of The Social Radio Inc.