A new social media app called Bubbly allows users to share short voice messages with friends and followers.
The voice blogging service has been launched in the UK and users can share ‘Bubbles’ with those they are connected to as well as adding filters and other edits to their voice recordings.
The app has been described as the ‘Instagram of voice’ and already contains celebrity content with Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand being a regular user.
Ferdinand said that: “I love showing support for my fans, and Bubbly lets me connect with them in a way that I've never been able to before. Voice updates bring a fresh way for me to have a dialogue with my fans and I've been having a lot of fun posting recordings.”
Sharing voice recordings rather than text means followers and friends know that they are getting the content directly from the person they follow rather than that of someone who possibly just adds content to a star’s personal account.
Thomas Clayton, the CEO of Bubbly’s parent company, Bubble Motion, said that “We’re excited to bring such a fun and useful way of communicating with friends, family, and followers to Europe for the very first time.”
“Having popular celebrities like Rio Ferdinand joining the service early on is great, because users will get to experience the Bubbly difference in the celebrity/fan connection right off the bat.”
As well as the launch of the app in the UK, Bubbly have updated the iOS version of the app which people globally can now access.
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