SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hark, the world’s largest sound bite platform, announced today its Top-10 list of the ‘most listened to’ sound bites from the first round of the 2012 Presidential Debates, held last night in Denver, Colo. The list was compiled today, after Hark tracked user-listening patterns from the second the debate finished through 8:00 a.m., Eastern Standard Time on October 4. It was immediately made available for journalists and bloggers to share with their readers, as well as consumers wishing to share with friends and family via social media.
"Sound bites are the sticky phrase that we will remember not just after the debate, but for years to come," said Hark CEO David Aronchick. "As the world’s largest sound bite platform, we are proud that our content on Hark can help in the democratic process, by informing voters and assisting those covering the election to tell a more complete story."
The Top-10, ‘Most Listened To’ Soundbites from the Presidential Debate, Round One:
3. “But under Governor Romney’s definition, there are a whole bunch of millionaires and billionaires who are small businesses. Donald Trump is a small business. Now, I know Donald Trump doesn’t like to think of himself as small anything, but. . .” - Obama
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