YouTube Appeal Nets Calls for Phoenix Man

(Phoenix, AZ) How many strangers will call someone they have never met before, just because they see a phone number on YouTube? More than 11,000 people, according to the Luke Johnson Phone Experiment. Johnson, a twenty-something Phoenix hipster, put his cell phone number on YouTube with a plea for anyone who saw the video to a) call him and b) spread the video around. The idea seems to have worked. Listen here.

This story aired on NPR’s Day to Day.