MeetMe Updates Mobile Apps
MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET) , the public market leader for social discovery, updated its MeetMe application on both the iPhone and Android platforms this week. On iPhone, the app now supports iOS 8, which became available for download yesterday. On Android, MeetMe launched username creation and search.
MeetMe’s Android users now can create unique usernames to make it easy for members to share their MeetMe identity with real-life friends. For example, a user could choose a username like “Bob_Smith” and others could easily find that profile by visiting http://meet.me/Bob_Smith. Users also may search in the Friends or Chat sections of the MeetMe app to easily find a particular username. Today the feature is available to a portion of MeetMe’s Android users and is expected to roll out to all Android users in the coming weeks.
“We expect the ability to share a MeetMe username easily with an offline friend will increase MeetMe’s virality,” said MeetMe CEO Geoff Cook. “We believe word of mouth is the primary driver for attracting new mobile users to MeetMe. Now users can easily invite their real-life friends to join them on MeetMe. We are excited to bring the feature to iOS shortly as well.”
About MeetMe, Inc.
MeetMe(R) is the leading social network for meeting new people in the U.S. and the public market leader for social discovery (NASDAQ:MEET) . MeetMe makes it easy to discover new people to chat with on mobile devices. With approximately 80 percent of traffic coming from mobile and more than one million total daily active users, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. The company is a leader in mobile monetization with a diverse revenue model comprising advertising, native advertising, virtual currency, and subscription. MeetMe apps are available on iPhone, iPad, and Android in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Russian, Japanese, Dutch, Turkish and Korean. For more information, please visit meetmecorp.com.
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Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including whether users will be able to easily share their MeetMe identity with their real-life friends or find other MeetMe users easily, whether the ability to share a MeetMe username easily with an offline friend will increase MeetMe’s virality, whether users will be able to easily invite their real-life friends to join them on MeetMe and whether we will successfully make the username creation and search feature available to all Android users and to iOS users as anticipated. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained herein are forward-looking statements. The words “believe,” “may,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “should,” “plan,” “could,” “target,” “potential,” “project,” “is likely,” “expect” and similar expressions, as they relate to us, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward-looking statements include the risk that our applications will not function easily or otherwise as anticipated, the risk that we will not launch additional features and upgrades as anticipated, the risk that unanticipated events affect the functionality of our applications with popular mobile operating systems, any changes in such operating systems that degrade our mobile applications’ functionality and other unexpected issues which could adversely affect usage on mobile devices. Further information on our risk factors is contained in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and the Prospectus Supplement (Rule 424(b)(5)) filed on July 24, 2014. Any forward-looking statement made by us herein speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Factors or events that could cause our actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of them. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law.
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