Yappn Announces FotoYapp Featured By US Weekly
FotoYapp tops Buzzzz-O-Meter in popular magazine issue
NEW YORK, NY – October 14, 2014 – Yappn Corp. (OTCQB: YPPN) continues to extend its reach beyond the successful launch of FotoYapp at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with an appearance in the October 20, 2014 issue of US Weekly currently available on newsstands. Topping the popular “Buzzzz-O-Meter” section of US Weekly where entertainment buzz worthy news makes its home, US Weekly featured FotoYapp’s ability to upload pictures and comments simultaneously to major social media sites including Twitter and Facebook.
FotoYapp allows viewers and users around the world to share images, 18 second video and social comments in their native language, promoting Global Storytelling together with sites like Facebook®, Instagram®, Twitter®, Pinterest®, Flickr®, Tumblr® and Google+® in 67 languages.
“FotoYapp continues to make its mark in the Entertainment and Fashion industries, giving key influencers the ability to promote and share their images and videos world-wide across major social media networks in the top languages used in the world today, eliminating the last global barrier,” said David Lucatch, founder and CEO of Yappn Corp.
US Weekly engages 50 million young, high income consumers with the most timely and current entertainment news, style, beauty and fitness/nutrition content, all through the lens of celebrity. According to MRI Spring 2014 Demographic Profile, over 50% of US Weekly readership are in the sought after 18 to 34 demographic, of which 78% are social media users according to Imprezzio Marketing.
For brands, celebrities and athletes, FotoYapp creates the ability to reach a larger audience in their native language and communicate brand messages globally through images and social content. FotoYapp’s Official solution provides a robust set of features not found anywhere else, allowing for customized control of content, time elements and user engagement opportunities in multiple languages.
Yappn is a real-time multilingual company that amplifies brand messaging, helps conduct commerce and provides customer support by globalizing these experiences with its proprietary approach to language. Through its real-time multilingual amplification platform, Yappn eliminates the language barrier, allowing the free flow of communications in 67 languages. Yappn has developed cost effective, unique and proprietary technology tools and services that create dynamic solutions that enhance a brands messaging, media, e-commerce and support platforms.
In addition to Yappn, FotoYapp (www.fotoyapp.com) provides consumers, brands and Influencers with the ability to share media content (images, video, audio, etc.) instantly across the global social sphere with all major social posts in a single environment in almost any language allowing global participants to interact with each other, regardless of their native tongue.
Yappn Corp. is publicly in the U.S. on the OTCQB – symbol “YPPN” and leading technology incubator; Intertainment Media Inc. (TSXV: INT / US: ITMTF / FRA: I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp.
For more information, please visit http://www.yappn.com
David Lucatch, Founder and CEO, Yappn Corp.
Melissa Kubrin, Fingerprint Communication
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