Andrew Baron

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Andrew BaronName: Andrew Baron

Born: March 31, 1980

Computer-related contributions

  • Creator of Rocketboom, Know Your Meme and the video aggregator site, Magma.
  • After releasing Rocketboom in late 2004, Baron established himself as one of the first vloggers.
  • In 2008, with one of the most followed Twitter accounts, Baron made international news when he put his Twitter account up for sale on eBay.

Honors and awards

  • Steve Jobs featured Baron's Rocketboom on stage when releasing the video iPod and again when releasing the AppleTV.
  • Baron's work had been recognized by the Webbys, Vloggies, and Streamys.

Quotes

"I just could see that there were all these bloggers that were doing commentary on the news. The next step is to obviously do that with video."

Websites