|By Business Wire||
|July 1, 2014 11:20 PM EDT||
MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET), the public market leader for social discovery, has enhanced the Chat experience in its MeetMe mobile applications by integrating notifications of new friends and new matches directly into user-to-user conversations. The company believes this upgrade will lead to more chat activity by reducing friction involved in starting a conversation when new connections are made on the MeetMe platform.
“This enhancement is the latest in a series of several upgrades aimed at streamlining the user experience and funneling traffic into our most engaging feature — Chat,” said Geoff Cook, CEO of MeetMe. “We believe that integrating these high-volume notifications directly into Chat will provide our users with a much more seamless way to turn new connections into extended back-and-forth conversations within MeetMe.”
In addition to integrating notifications directly in Chat, MeetMe continues to enhance the core Chat experience. Its new app update on iOS and Android offers audio alerts of new chats and real-time typing indicators in the chat list; both features are designed to help users more easily keep tabs on their conversations.
About MeetMe, Inc.
MeetMe® is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery (NASDAQ: MEET). MeetMe makes meeting new people fun through social games and apps, monetized by both advertising and virtual currency. With approximately 75 percent of traffic coming from mobile, MeetMe is fast becoming the social gathering place for the mobile generation. The company operates MeetMe.com and MeetMe apps 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 integrating notifications of new friends and new matches directly into user-to-user conversations will enhance the Chat experience, whether these upgrades will lead to more chat activity by reducing friction involved in starting a conversation when new connections are made on the MeetMe platform, whether the high-volume notifications integrated directly into Chat will provide users with a much more seamless way to turn new connections into extended back-and-forth conversations within MeetMe, whether we will continue to enhance the core Chat experience, and whether our new app update will help users more easily keep tabs on their conversations. 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,” “will,” “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. 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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