OneLouder Transforms Mobile News and Entertainment Experience with New Socially-Powered ChannelCaster App
Building on its vision to simplify and organize social content on mobile devices, OneLouder - developer of socially-powered mobile apps, today announced the launch of ChannelCaster for Android smartphones and tablets. ChannelCaster is the first app that enables smartphone and tablet users to create and broadcast their own Channels by combining news and entertainment from thousands of dynamic sources like Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, news websites, and blogs. ChannelCaster is immediately available for free in the Android Market.
"There are millions of people around the world producing an endless stream of news, information, and entertainment through social networks and other media sources every day," said Evan Conway, President, OneLouder. "ChannelCaster is a community delivering a new way to easily discover, mash and share the vast amount of news and entertainment based on topics of interest."
ChannelCaster features thousands of pre-populated Channels, including everything from celebrities, YouTube sensations, news, sports, off the wall entertainment and more. A ‘Tier One' section features top Channels to help users discover new content and find favorites.
Users can create their own Channels based on any person, topic, or trend like ‘Lady Gaga', ‘Saturday Night Live', or ‘Technology' by mashing together relevant content from multiple social sources that update in real-time. Channels can be set private or users can share them with the ChannelCaster community.
Conway continued, "We're putting users in the director's chair and building our own community of entertainment that elevates concept of a news reader experience to a whole new level. With the community driving the creation of Channels, there will always be something new and fun to discover."
A recent management report released by Visiongain research shows the Mobile Social Networking user base in 2011 to be around 1.1 billion globally. The number will grow at a CAGR rate of 11.8% over the next five years to over 1.9 billion users.
For more information about ChannelCaster, visit http://www.channelcasterapp.com.
OneLouder is focused on creating a whole new breakthrough category of social apps across major mobile platforms to provide consumers with a more personalized and enjoyable mobile experience. Drawing from social and crowd-sourced content, as well as digital news and entertainment sources, OneLouder delivers content that users can more easily manage based on their specific interests. The company has more than five million active users across its top rated apps, including TweetCaster, FriendCaster, and SportCaster. For more information visit http://www.onelouder.com; follow us on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.