Sangeet Swara: A Community-Moderated Voice Forum in Rural India

@article{Vashistha2015SangeetSA,
  title={Sangeet Swara: A Community-Moderated Voice Forum in Rural India},
  author={Aditya Vashistha and Edward Cutrell and Gaetano Borriello and William Thies},
  journal={Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2015}
}
Interactive voice forums have emerged as a promising platform for people in developing regions to record and share audio messages using low-end mobile phones. However, one of the barriers to the scalability of voice forums is the process of screening and categorizing content, often done by a dedicated team of moderators. We present Sangeet Swara, a voice forum for songs and cultural content that relies on the community of callers to curate high-quality posts that are prioritized for playback to… Expand
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