EMC, the Easy Media Company

59 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Followers | @EcomediaUK | We create 'soundtracks for social change'. Our collective of community enterprise, broadcast radio and social media professionals focuses on the use of online audio and other media to deliver positive social outcomes, enhancing and amplifying the good work of organisations across the UK and beyond. Easy Media Company is the trading name of the Ecomedia Collective, a social enterprise based in Bristol, UK.

Pocket Casts 6 brings dark mode, multitasking, and more to the iOS podcast player

Pocket Casts is a cross-platform podcast player with apps on iOS, Android, the web, and even Windows Phone, and today Shifty Jelly released a major update to the iPhone and iPad version. Pocket Casts 6 is out today and includes loads of changes including a refreshed user interface, a dark theme, …

Audible Wants You to Spread Its New Audio Clips Like Memes

Audible is launching a new feature today designed to make listening a little more social. The Amazon-owned purveyor of audiobooks (and advertiser on …

Amazon’s Audible introduces shareable audio ‘Clips’ to make audiobooks more social

Sharing your favorite passages from an e-book is pretty easy. Just highlight the text and click to share. But there’s a big difference between …

Apps

Making Waves: A Guide to Getting Started With Social Audio on Anchor

Social media has evolved to become inherently visual, with text, video, and photos dominating on almost every platform.<p>Sharing a great looking photo …

Social Media

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Libsyn Live Event 005 How To Podcast Directly From Android - Official Libsyn Blog

We cover everything that has to do with podcasting directly from an Android device – with app walkthroughs and everything!<p>We touch on microphones, …

Twitter's Audio Cards bring more music to your social feed

By now, you've likely noticed that Twitter slapping new Cards in your timeline on a regular basis. Well, now you're about to get more sound. The company announced today that the Audio Card is on its way to iOS and Android devices, and it'll allow you to listen right from the social feed. Not …

19+ Free Tools to Start Your Podcast From Scratch

<b>Hey there, podcast fans! We recently launched a new podcast of our very own, Buffer CultureLab!</b><p><b>We’d love for you to check it out and share any</b> …

Why Podcasting Is The New Networking

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Clippet Repackages News As Bite-Sized Audio Snippets For Mobile Social Teens

Getting teens engaged with goings-on in the wider world is arguably getting tougher, since they are being bombarded by a constant stream of digital distractions within their own social networks. In the war between the latest cute cat video/celeb selfie and the threat of civil war in Ukraine, we all …

Audioboo Rebrands as AudioBoom

Social audio platform Audioboo has announced that it’s rebranding as AudioBoom, as it lifts the lid on an all-new iOS app too.<p>Launched in March 2009, Audioboo(M) lets you record audio snippets, which they can share with friends or broadcast to the world. They can also add images, titles and tags …

Social audio tips from the Next Radio Conference

Audio may not be shared on social media in the same way as images or video, but many broadcasters are developing innovative social strategies to help …

Podcasters & broadcasters now have their own version of Skype

Microsoft announced a new version Skype today that caters to those that use the VoIP service while broadcasting: news teams, podcasters, etc.<p>The new version, dubbed Skype TX, actually makes a lot of sense considering how essential Skype has become for the majority of podcasts, video webcasts, and …

Twitter's audio card: A new sound direction | Student journalism, how to get into journalism

In this social and new media age, sound is everywhere, from downloading that wicked new tune to listening to a new podcast, and sharing it with the …

Twitter Now Lets You Listen to Audio in App While Browsing Your Timeline

Twitter users can now listen to songs, podcasts and other audio content in their timelines within the Twitter app, while continuing to scroll through …

How To Share Music On Skype Or Add Sound To Podcasts & Audio Clips Like a Pro

How do you share music on Skype? The usual way is to click the + icon, browse for the file and send it. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to actually …

Android ‘L’ to add improved real-time audio processing

When Android ‘L’ was previewed at Google I/O, the main focus was on the user interface and changes that were coming to it. Despite this, Android ‘L’ …

Android News

Android podcast apps worth a listen and a look

Podcasts are the perfect way to enjoy radio shows, news, and other broadcasts. And, in an age where a majority of us have smartphones, there's no shortage of apps to deliver our on-demand audio.<p>I've gathered a small handful of my favorite podcast apps for Android. While most of them are strictly …

Apps

IK Goes Android - Hottest mobile music accessories now on your Android device!

iRig Recorder for Android

Make great recordings anywhere on Android<p>A mobile nexus of galaxies has arrived<p>Android users: We felt your pain. We empathized with your frustration. …

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Mixlr

Broadcasting live audio made simple<p>Available on Windows / Apple Mac / iPhone / iPad / Android<p>Your voice, playlist, radio station or sounds, live on …

Apps

TuneIn's Revamp Makes Streaming Audio More Social

The single service I use most often to listen to radio stations and podcasts–on the web, on my phone and on my iPad–is TuneIn. Oddly enough, though, …

Streaming Media

Auphonic Leveler – Batch Audio File Processor for Loudness

The Auphonic Leveler is an intelligent <b>Desktop Batch Audio File Processor</b> which analyzes your audio and corrects level differences between speakers, …

Rode iXY Microphone ears on (video)

Earlier today, Rode announced its newest addition to its already plentiful lineup of microphones. This time, it's one specialized for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The microphone uses Apple's outgoing 30 pin adapter (Sorry early adopters), so the user can also use headphones simultaneously while …

Audio social media network gives rural communities a voice

Mobile-phone based system aims to link rural people without Internet access in northern India<p>DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The sound of a …

What can make audio go viral? NPR experiments with building earworms for social media

What happens to sharing when you break the most remarkable 30 seconds out of a 10-minute audio piece?<p><b>Editor’s note</b>: Public radio produces a lot of audio — but it doesn’t always get the attention on sharing platforms that it might deserve. Our friends at NPR Digital Services want to fix that, which …