Launched nationally in July 2009 and exploding in popularity in July 2011, 15 Seconds of Fame Part talent competition, part social network and part video sharing site, 15 Seconds of Fame is  fast becoming the place people desiring to find fame and those who are quickly losing their “15 Seconds of Fame” to be noticed.   15SOF provides an alternative to the current process.  Unlike talent shows which present a façade of fairness, 15SOF provides a truly democratic way to discover talent and become famous. It’s democracy Web 2.0 in action; anyone can compete, anyone can judge and anyone can win.