|By Business Wire||
|October 17, 2012 11:25 AM EDT||
Hark, the world’s largest sound bite platform, announced today its Top-10 list of the ‘most listened to’ sound bites from the second Presidential Debate of 2012, held last night in Hempstead, N.Y. The list was compiled today, after Hark tracked user-listening patterns from 9:00 p.m. PDT October 16 through 6:00 a.m. PDT on October 17. It is now available for journalists and bloggers to share with their readers, as well as consumers to share with friends and family via social media.
"The second Presidential debate introduced questions directly from American citizens and the result was an exciting debate full of powerful sound bites," 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 Second Presidential Debate of 2012:
2. “I don't look at my pension, it's not as big as yours." -- President Obama
7. “I care about 100-percent of the American people.” -- Romney
8. “You wouldn’t have taken such a sketchy deal.” -- Obama
10. “I was not the standard bearer.” -- Romney
Note to Editors: click on each of the links above to be directed to the Hark.com page for the full sound bite. Click ‘embed’, copy and paste the resulting code into the story or blog post in order to embed the Hark media 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 through 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.
Hark is headquartered in Seattle, Wash. For more information, please visit www.hark.com.