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 2012 Vice Presidential Debates, held last night in Danville, Ky. The list was compiled today, after Hark tracked user-listening patterns from 9:30 p.m. PDT October 11 through 8:00 a.m. PDT on October 12. It is now available for journalists and bloggers to share with their readers, as well as consumers wishing to share with friends and family via social media.
"The Vice Presidential debate is often overlooked, but typically provides some of the best sound bites of the election season, like we heard last night," 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’ Sound Bites of the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate:
1. “With all due respect, that’s a bunch of malarkey.” -- Vice President Joseph Biden
7. “Oh now you’re Jack Kennedy.” -- Biden
9. “The last thing we need now is another war.” -- Biden
10. “This Benghazi issue would be a tragedy in and of itself, but unfortunately it's indicative of a broader problem. And that is what we are watching on our TV screens is the unraveling of the Obama foreign policy, which is making the world more chaotic and us less safe.” -- Ryan
Note to Editors: click on each of the links above to be directed to the Hark.com page for the chosen sound bite. Click ‘embed’, copy and paste the resulting code into the story or blog post in order to embed the Hark player.
Hark.com is the world’s largest platform for sound bites, where anyone can discover, create, play and share their favorite audio moments anywhere on any device via digital embedding, or via social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Founded in 2007 by David Aronchick and Fouad ElNaggar, Hark.com is ranked as the largest independent entertainment site on the Internet (comScore, 2012), making it an attractive platform for advertisers.
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Reid Wegley, 206-743-8597