SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Woisio, an online media platform, today announced the company's Public Beta launch in conjunction with a nationwide talent contest: Locally grown artists, no artificial flavors, no middle men processed, just delicious original content. Like the promise of Woisio where media should not be mediated, the theme of the contest is "just say no to processed media".
"We are at the tipping point of a new era in media consumption," stated Mujdat Ayoguz, Founder & CEO, Woisio. "Woisio's global social experiment of simplifying online media and putting the power back in the hearts, minds and hands of the people is proving both successful and effective in driving forward this next evolution of a fair and simple online media experience. These are exciting times and we're thrilled to be at the forefront of this cultural shift."
People across the nation can now start rehearsals at www.woisio.com for the upcoming contest which will officially launch on December 7 and held on multiple national and metro level stages in the following categories:
- I-Got-Talent: Whatever talent you have from singing to juggling, show it to the nation.
- I-Say: Your thoughts, viewpoint just about anything captured in a blog, video or an audio belong to this stage.
- I-MakeFilms: If you are a director, a film school student or just an amateur film enthusiast, this is your stage.
Each contestant is eligible to participate on multiple stages with multiple content submissions but only in a single category.
Unacceptable ingredients in this contest include: Genetically modified content, that is, the content is not owned by the contestant or content links to other platforms.
Opening Night – Grand Finale: From December 7 – January 11, users can submit as much original content as they like for the contest. A leaderboard will be announced on a daily basis for each category of the contest.
Prizes: Three category winners will receive $5,000 each. One grand prizewinner will receive an additional $10,000 for a grand total of $15,000 awarded to that contestant. The overall second place winner will receive $3,000 and the third place winner will receive $2,000.
Woisio's platform is based on stages, which are the anchor points that bring people together around places, things, and concepts people are interested in – from music and politics to comedy. The opportunities are limitless because at Woisio, the world is yours.
Woisio will be available on all browsers with the iPhone, iPad and Android clients in early 2013.
Woisio was founded in November 2011. The company's mission is simple: Deliver an online platform and experience that brings out the voice of people that people would like to listen to.